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Still green with bays each ancient altar stands 
Above the reach of sacreligious hands, 
Secure from flames, from envy's fiercer rage. 
Destructive war, and all-involving age. 
See, from each clime the learn'd their incense bring! 
Here in all tongues consenting paeans ring! 
In praise so just let every 'Voice be joined, 
And fill the general chorus of mankind. 
Hail, bards triumphant! born in happier days. 
Immortal heirs of universal praise! 
Whose honors with increase of ages grow, 
As streams roll down, enlarging as they flow; 
Nations unborn your mighty names shall sound. 
And worlds applaud that must not yet be found! 
Oh, may some spark of your celestial fire. 
The last, the meanest of your sons inspire 
(That on weak wings, from far, pursues your flights. 
Glows while he reads, but trembles as he writes) 
To teach vain wits a science little known. 
To admire superior sense, and doubt their own! 

Alexander Pope 

"An Essay on Criticism" 

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Volume 59 of the Yamacraw is dedicated in loving memo- 
ry to Professor Leo Bilancio and his wife Dorothy. 

Oglethorpe: A Tradition 


Faculty, & Staff 












Student Life 




Organizations ... 




Saying Goodbye 




4 Oglethorpe 

Architecture 5 

6 Oglethorpe 

Life 7 

8 Oglethorpe 

Atlanta, Ga. 9 

10 Oglethorpe 1 

Life 11 

Students 13 

14 Oglethorpe 

Life 15 



1927 - 1989 

Professor Leo Bilancio, head of 
the History Department of 
Oglethorpe University, was 
expressly well-looking on Thursday 
October 5. 1989 as he greeted dignitar- 
ies and administration from Oglethorpe 
University s sister school, Seigakuin, 
Tokyo, in Hearst Hall, Alumni, faculty 
staff, administration and students 
observed this fact in retrospect because 
so many of these individuals had 
spoken with him during the day and 
were cheered by his brave recovery from 
the loss of his beloved wife, Dorothy 
Ellis Bilancio, M.A. 76 in May 1989 
His good spirit is reflected in the 
photograph shown on the Petrel cover 
It was taken on August 27, 1989 at a 
reception given by President and 
Mrs. Stanton 

It was also on October 5 that Professor 
Leo Bilancio quietly passed from a 
living academic and personal legend 
into eternity He suffered a fatal heart 
attack at his residence late in the 
aftemoon, leaving stunned family 
members and the Oglethorpe Com- 
munity with grief the University has 
seldom expenenced Leo Bilancio 
was not only respected, admired, 
and a nationally recognized academi- 
cian; Leo Bilancio was loved. 

University President, Donald S 
Stanton has stated most clearly the 
essence of a singular educator when 
he said, "Leo Bilancio brought 
scholarship and skill to the teaching 
process along with a deep personal 
interest in those he taught. Other 
professors recognized him as a 
leader among his peers: students 
and alumni remembered him as a 
favorite teacher Trustees saw him as 
an ideal professor, and administrators 
viewed him as a person interested in 
the welfare of the total University All 
of us will miss this outstanding 
gentleman and friend." 

Professor Bilancio was born March 
14, 1927 in Tt-enton, New lersey the 
son of Nicola Bilancio and Carolina 
Chianese Bilancio. He served in the 
Air Force from 1945 to 1947 and was 
in the Air Force Reserves until 1959, 
He received a B.A. degree in history 
from Knox College in Illinois in 1951 
and an MA, from the University of 
North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1956. 
He began teaching history at 
Oglethorpe University in 1958; was 
made a full professor in 1973, He 
received a proclamation of outstand- 
ing service from the University on 
February 9, 1989 and was made the 
University's first honorary alumnus 
on Alumni Weekend in 1989, 

Leo Bilancio was an adviser and 
speaker for Oglethorpe University 
alumni programs. He took groups of 
Oglethorpe students to Europe for 
travel-study programs in the summer 
and had journeyed to Russia to bring 
enrichment from that country into 
his courses. 

He is survived by daughter Jane 
Bilancio Spillers. 86 son R. Ivan 
Bilancio, '81; a brother Lewis Bilancio 
of Glassboro, New lersey; and three 
sisters, Sylvia Bilancio of Trenton, 
New lersey lenny Immordino of 
Lawrenceville, New lersey and 

Lorraine Anthony of TTenton, New 
lersey Leo Bilancio is also survived 
by you alumni; his students of over 
30 years. You were family to this man 
in your own way The Flying Petrel has 
often heard the stories of the Bilan- 
cios' warm hospitality Theirs was a 
home always open to students. As 
fate would have it. Professor Bilancio 
came to the editor about writing a 
feature article on successful 
Oglethorpe alumni in the restaurant 
business. Some of this on-going 
feature is included in the winter 
issue. Each restaurateur reflects on 
Leo Bilancios profound effect on his life 
and work. Others, including faculty, 
have asked to eulogize the man, in 
their own words, as a part of this 
celebration of Professor Bilancios 
life. It is a privilege to publish those 
words here for alumni and friends to 
read. Let us rejoice that such a man 
has lived in Oglethorpe history 

Oglethorpe University in response 
to alumni and friends inquiries and 
requests, has founded the Dorothy 
and Leo Bilancio Scholarship, to enable 
those individuals who wish to remem- 
ber Professor and Mrs. Bilancio to 
do so in a way that will continue to be 
viable through the years to come. 
Dorothy Bilancio, M.A. 76. was for 
many years a teacher at the Galloway 
School. As educators, students 
were their life. What better way to 
honor them than to contribute to 
the Bilancio Scholarship Fund. 

Gifts to the Dorothy and Leo Bilancio 
Scholarship may be sent to the 
Oglethorpe University Development 
Office, 4484 Peachtree Rd., N.E., 
Atlanta. Georgia 30319. Checks 
should be made payable to 
Oglethorpe University with a note 
that the gift is for the Bilancio 

18 In Memory of 


The loss of Professor Leo Bilancio and his wife Dorothy is indescribable. No set of words or pictures could justly communicate 
the wonderful experiences so many of us were privileged to have with Leo and Dorothy. 

We therefore have dedicated the 1990 edition of the Yamacraw lo them, and in so doing leave this page blank for Leo and Dorothy 
Bilancio. However, it is not at all blank; as the white light is truly the combination of all the colors and elements of light, so too is 
this white page the combination of their lives, their experiences and memories, the lives they touched, and our memories of our lives 
with them, which were enriched by them. Therefore, when you turn to this page you should be able to see all of the wonderful experiences 
found in the lives of Leo and Dorothy Bilancio. 

Dorothy and Leo Bilancio 19 

20 In Memory of... 


Mr. and Mrs. Bilancio 21 

Remarks at Professor Leo Bilancio's 
Memorial Service 
October 11, 1989 

We are here today to celebrate 
the life of Leo Bilancio, a man 
who loved people and who 
was loved by them, 

Leo Bilancio was a role model for many 
He was highly competent — the kind 
of professor that every student wants. 
He understood the importance of 
hard work, always preparing well for 
his classes and his other responsibilities 
He was a humble man who demon- 
strated in a real way the important 
but rare virtue of humility 

Leo was an individual of high integnty 
This was a central part of his person- 
ality and value system. 

He was a man of hope, who expressed 
his aspirations for the future in many 
ways. From time to time he shared 
his dreams of an exciting future for 
Oglethorpe University 

His life was characterized by care. 
He served as counselor to house- 
keepers, professors, students and 
many who tumed to him for help. 

There are a variety of ways to honor 
a person. One of the best is to live 
according to the ideals that the indivi- 
dual exemplified, A symbol of Leo's 
ideals, made possible by the University 
Club and friends. Is a magnolia tree to 
be planted on our campus between 
Lupton and Goslin Halls. It will grow 
there in Leo Bllancios memory and 
will stand next to another magnolia 
tree planted in honor of Dorothy 
Bilancio. whom he loved so much. 

The trees will grow together as 
reminders of Leo and Dorothy If we 
choose, they can be symbols of the 
Influence of Leo and Dorothy on us. 
Thus the trees and that influence can 
continue to grow together 

Donald S. Stanton 

The IVue Nobleman, the Gentleman 

When Leo Bilancio died. I tried to 
express my grief to his son, Ivan, by 
explaining how special, how unique, 
my relationship to Leo had been. 
Ivan politely and with the reincar- 
nated charm of his father said. "Yes. 
1 know, dad talked to me about It." 
Over the next few days I heard many 
colleagues, students, and former 
students express the belief that their 
grief was more Intense or more per- 
sonal than anyone else's because of 
the special friendship that they had 
enjoyed with Leo. One said. "He may 
have been the most significant per- 
son in my life." 

This was Leos gift — to be significant 
to other people. His talents as a scholar 
and teacher made him important: his 
significance derived from his ability to 
make others feel important. He inquired 
and listened and turned conversa- 
tions to topics vital to others. He 
respected what he heard and 
cherished confidences as a precious 
gift. While he knew many secrets, he 
kept his own. This remarkably private 
man (he even wrote his daily journal 
in Italian) taught, not by talking about 
himself; but by example what dignity 
respect and integrity mean. 

Perhaps it was his soft voice that kept 
such a strong man from overpower- 
ing others. To paraphrase a contem- 
porary novelist. Leos manner was 
"as soft as angels arranging clouds." 
Once when 1 knew he was unhappy with 
an administrative decision. I asked 
him why he hadnt spoken up. Leo 
replied that he would debate In faculty 
meeting If he thought the best (most 
reasonable) argument would win. but 
that few minds were won over in a 
public forum. He preferred a private 

conversation. In his gentle and persua- 
sive manner Leo won over many minds. 
As we miss Leo over the years we can 
know that we are special and significant 
for having shared his life and vision. 
Shortly before he died Leo told me 
of a task he had set for himself to try 
to bring harmony to a small pocket 
of discord at Oglethorpe. Since his 
death I have learned of other peace- 
making efforts he was engaged in. 
Chaucer's words explaining the meaning 
of the true nobleman, the gentleman. 
well describe Leo Bilancio: 

"Whoever loves to work for virtuous ends. 
Public and private, and who most intends 
To do what deeds of gentleness he can. 
Take him to be the greatest gentleman'.' 

Barbara R. Clark, Ph.D. 
Professor of English 

A Man of Quiet Demeanor 
and Simple Courtesy 

I first met Leo when I came on campus 
to be interviewed for a job. I was im- 
pressed by his quiet demeanor, his sim- 
ple courtesy and his unpretentious 
probity From the fall of 1965 until his 
death In October 1989, we developed 
a relationship 1 perceived as brotheriy 
Beginning as colleagues, we became 
friends. Initially confining our conver- 
sations to matters related to profes- 
sional concerns. 

Occasionally he invited me to have 
lunch with the family and we spent time 
together at social affairs. A private man, 
he revealed himself gradually through 
the years. I came to respect his sincerity 
intelligence, wry humor and his con- 
cem for students, colleagues, friends 

22 In Memory of 

Article on pages 22, 33, and 65 submitted from The Flying Petrel 

Anthony Caprio 

The New Provost and Dean of Academics 

This year the position of Provost, the 
chief Academic officer, here at Ogle- 
thorpe was filled with the hiring of An- 
thony Caprio. Provost Caprio comes to us 
from the American University in Wash- 
ington, D.C., allured by Oglethorpe's 
growing reputation in the American col- 
lege market. One thing he would like to 
accomplish while administering here is 
translate that growing reputation into 
hard, solid fact. 

Provost Caprio enjoys working at 
Oglethorpe, in that every day is different, 
posing him new challenges at integrating 
Oglethorpe's diverse aspects into a uni- 
fied whole, in an effort to better serve the 
students. By creating a unified image for 
the school, Caprio feels that the "whole 
picture" Oglethorpe projects to the aca- 

demic community will be greatly en- 
hanced and strengthened. 

He points out one example of the 
need for integration in the existence of 
the Admissions Office. Ordinarily, Ad- 
missions seems an entity separated from 
the rest of the University. Caprio recog- 
nizes it as an integral part of the school's 
overall functioning, and wants its policies 
and workings to add to the overall presti- 
gious image Oglethorpe is currently gain- 

Right now, Caprio feels the school 
is in a state transition, a metamorphosis 
into something greater, reaching to 
achieve its full potential. In this delicate 
stage, he recognizes a need for the school 
to carefully define its image, shaping the 
tremendous energies growing in the Uni- 

versity as they develop. This potential for 
development is the unique characteristic 
of Oglethorpe that drew him here, and 
that it is his job, as Provost, to serve as 
one of the catalysts to bring about Ogle- 
thorpe's transformation. 

New Faces 23 

Kay Hewett 

The New Housing Director 

This year, students probably noticed 
a new face tucked away in the student 
center in that high-traffic area around 
the campus mailboxes. There, on the first 
floor of Emerson Student Center, Kay 
Hewett found a home as Oglethorpe's 
new Director of Housing. Prior to coming 
here, she served as Assistant Director un- 
der the Coordinator of Resident Life at 
Furman University. 

She welcomed the change readily. 
At Furman, their system was established 
and her scope of influence was limited. 
She was ready to come somewhere she 
could make a difference. 

As Director of Housing, Ms. Hewett 
is reworking the system of running hous- 
ing. She wants to make the residence 
halls a better place to live, improving 
maintenance and the basic living condi- 
tions on campus. 

Ms. Hewett also has instigated and 

plans to instigate a number of programs 
directed at helping students lead better 
lives. Among these are the creation of 
"Leadership Day," a conference to train 
students to make the most of leadership 
positions available on campus, and the 
expansion of the Health Fair Day into 
"Wellness Week." With the addition of 
the new psychologist, she hopes to offer 
seminars offering students information 
for good decision making on such issues 
as drug and alcohol use as well as inter- 
personal relationships. 

Originally, her training had been in 
areas dealing with these kinds of health 
issues. Born in Atlanta, she grew up in 
Florida where she attended Florida State 
University, majoring in Health educa- 

There, she helped lead programs on 
alcohol and drug abuse, family planning, 
healthy aging, and exercise and fitness. 

She wanted to return to school possibly 
in the areas of nursing or counseling, but 
then became sidetracked — a job opened 
up at Newbury College as a Resident Di- 
rector, so she took it, staying there three 
years while commuting to grad school. 
From there, she took her position at Fur- 
man and then came here. So the pro- 
grams she's starting on campus through 
her position as Housing Director lie 
closer to her own original interests in 
helping people. 

Ms. Hewett values her job here at 
Oglethorpe: it allows involvement in 
many activities close to the students she 
serves. She enjoys helping with the Pan- 
hellenic Council, and likes the diversity 
of the people on Oglethorpe's small cam- 
pus. Here, she has a good relationship 
with her Residence Life staff, and that 
makes her feel good. She also knows the 
students she deals with, and they know 
her as well. "I value that relationship with 
the people here," she says; "it's what 
makes a job not a job, but fun." 

24 1990's 

A Shooting Star 

New Theater Director Blazes Briefly Over O. U. 

"A play is where you take one way 
to look at life and organize it into two 
hours. The variety (of play-types) is as at- 
tractive as the thing itself." 

Well, Roger Mays' view of Ogle- 
thorpe lasted only slightly longer than a 
two hour play. Continuing in the tradi- 
tion of short-term drama directors at 
Oglethorpe, Mr. Mays remained only one 
semester. However, in that semester, he 
jbrought his considerable amount of expe- 
rience and knowledge into play to en- 
hance Oglethorpe's theater community. 

Mr. Mays worked in a great variety 
of theaters prior to his appointment here, 
including American theater and Japa- 
inese Noh Drama. He came to Oglethorpe 
|through his affiliation with the Georgia 

Shakespeare festival, as well as his 
friendship with Lane Anderson, the 
school's former theater director. 

"Lane told me of the job and it fit 
my talents as a Jack-of-all-trades," said 
Mr. Mays regarding his appointment. 
And indeed, his knowledge of stage man- 
agement, set design, and directing, dem- 
onstrated in the fall production of "Dra- 
cula," proved him a worthy addition to 
Oglethorpe's faculty. Though hired for a 
year's term only, his early departure re- 
presents a great loss to Oglethorpe. This 
man of many talents and variety, who 
glimpsed briefly by faculty and students 
alike, will be missed. 

Pictures are scenes from this 
years production of Dracula. 

New Faces 25 

Robert Blumenthal 

Visiting Professor 

William Brightnian 

Professor of English 

Judith Carter 

Visiting Professor 

Barbara Clark 

Professor of English 

Ronald Carlisle 

Professor of Computer Science 

Carol Duffy 

Office Manager 

26 Faculty 

Katherlne Eubanks 

Jack Ferrey 

Director of Career Planning and Placement Director of Data Processing 

Bruce Hetherington 

Associate Professor of Economics 

Kay Hewett 

Director of Housing 

Cynthia Houser 

Director of Service America 

Ray Kaiser 

Assistant Professor of Math 




Faculty 27 

Nancy Kerr 

Associate Professor of Psychology 

Joseph Knippenberg 

Assistant Professor of Political Studies 

Terry Lynch 

Faculty Secretary 

Larry Miller 

Service America 

Gloria Moore 


Vienna Moore 

Associate Professor of Education 

28 Faculty 

Marshall Nason 

Associate Dean of Community Life 

Philip Neujahr 

Professor of Philosophy 

Ken Nishimura 

Professor of Philosophy 


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Betty Nissley 

Secretary to Associate Dean 

John Orme 

Associate Professor of Political Studies 

Sue Palmer 

Associate Director of Financial Aid 

Faculty 29 

Carl Pirkle 

Assistant Dean of Continuing Education 

Irwin Ray Jr. 

Director of Choral Activity 

Michael Schmidt 

Men's Resident Director 

William Shropshire 

Callaway Prol'essor of Economics 

Ann Sincere 

Alumni Office Secretary 

T. Randolph Smith 

Director of Admissions 

30 Faculty 

Ken Stark 

Executive Director of Communications 

John Stevens 

Professor of Education 

George Stewart 

Reference Librarian 

inda Taylor 

'rofessor of English 

Dean Tucker 

Louise Valine 

Associate Professor of Business Administration Professor of Education 

Faculty 31 

Darryl V^ ade 

Admissions Counselor 

Betty V\ eiland 

Administrative Assistant to President 

Victoria Weiss 

Professor of English 

Monte Wolf 

Professor of Chemistry 

Steven Ziegler 

Co-manager to Service America 

32 Faculty 

and his family. 1 sometimes grew im- 
patient with his reluctance to make 
decisions and his apparent unwill- 
ingness to express himself forcefully. 
Doubtless he became annoyed by my 
impetuosity and tactlessness. In time 
I came to realize that Leo's apparent 
diffidence was an integral facet of his 
personality and character rather than 
an unwillingness to express an opinion 
or take a stand. He was a wonderful 
listener asking questions that showed 
he was interested in what I had to say. 
We often quipped about students and 
colleagues: his comments were invar- 
iably kinder than mine. Only once did 
Leo speak sharply to me. Years ago I 
barged into his office to ask a student 
assistant to help me with some work, in- 
terrupting a task she was doing for Leo. 
Correctly he reprimanded me for my 
rudeness: the next day 1 apologized 
and we never mentioned the incident 
again. It) the best of my knowledge 
that was our first and only contretemps. 
Like brothers, we had our disagreements 
but they were minor and never degen- 
erated into acrimony 

As we grew older we grew closer. 
We often talked about travel, current 
events, gardening, and whatever else we 
fancied. During the past few years, a time 
of troubles for him and me, we talked 
frequently sharing our hope and 
pain. Throughout those months Leo, 
even though suffering himself, sought 
to comfort me. We shared our hopes 
for Dorothys recovery and the plans 
they had. He told me of his love for 
Dorothy and their children and how 
much they meant to him. In spite of our 
sadness we maintained some levity, 
swapping stories about our ineptness 
as cooks and housekeepers. 

Although 1 shall always miss him, I 
cherish our long and close friendship 
and am grateful that 1 knew him for 
25 years, 

). Brien Key, Ph.D. 
Professor of History 

His Inspiration Remains: 
A IHbute to Ijeo Bilando 

Leo Bilancio was first to me a teacher 

A master in the classroom, he could 
take complex topics, such as the French 
Revolution or the intrigue of the Nazis 
and, with his characteristic outlines, 
explain historical developments in a 
way that was almost crystalline. His 
class debates caused many students 
to flower and develop in a manner 
they would always remember He 
reached many lives, Leo made a 
history major of me. He was my 
mentor He was the nucleus of my 
Oglethorpe education. 

Professor Bilancio was more than a 
scholar and a great teacher We leamed 
more from him than history. Wfe leamed 
integrity and humanity That was the 
measure of the man. He accorded 
respect to everyone, and he really 
listened and understood in a way that 
was remarkable. Alumni everywhere 
would probably agree no one could 
build one's confidence like Professor 
Bilancio. After talking to him, one left 
with the feeling there were worlds to 
conquer By the time I graduated 
l^o was one of my best friends. 
When I became a history teacher 
he remained my model, although I 
realized his qualities were too rare 
to imitate. He was everything a pro- 
fessor should be. 

I returned to Oglethorpe as a staff 
member and teacher in part to be 
near Professor Bilancio. He advised 
me long after graduation. We worked 
and we played tennis and afterward 
we talked. I never talked with Leo at 
length without learning something. In 
times of discouragement and despair, 
there was never any doubt what I would 
do: 1 would go to the Bilancio home. It 
seemed Leo was always there for me. 
and for others: a true confidant. He 
would always end these talks with en- 
couragement, and with an affectionate 
Italian wave "Stay strong," he would 
say I learned from Leo that all of us, 
when we reach down deep inside, 
can be strong in the face of adversity. 
Indeed, Mr Bilancio epitomized the 
beautiful strength of the granite 
buildings on our campus, 

Paul Steplien Hudson, '72 
Itegistrar, History L^ecturer 

My Tteacher, My Friend: 
A Tribute to Leo Leo Bilancio 

"The best teacher is .the one who kindles 
an inner fire... {and] inspires the student 
with a vision of what he may become. ." 

— Harold Garrett 

Once in a great while we are 
blessed with a teacher who 
touches our hearts as pro- 
foundly as he challenges our minds, 
Leo Bilancio was such a teacher 

Nearly 20 years after he first taught me 
at Oglethorpe, Leo Bilancio is still very 
much alive in my mind and heart. He had 
an uncommon ability to bring his- 
tory to life. The human insights he gave 
us turned historical heroes of almost 
mythical stature — from Peter the Great, 
to Napoleon, to Bismarck — into 
believable human beings We leamed 
so much more from him than facts. 
He integrated philosophy art. music, 
religion, and literature into his lectures 
so that we understood the intellectual 
climate that motivated the historical 
events of each era. 

In the classroom, Leo Bilancios in- 
satiable intellectual curiosity was con- 
tagious. He made us eager to learn 
all he could offer and make him proud 
of us in the process. His expectations 
of us were beyond those we had of 
ourselves. By expecting only the best 
from us, he got it — even from those 
who did not realize their own poten- 
tial until Leo showed how much he 
believed in them, lust as he made 
history's heroes more human, he 
made us want to be heroes. He held 
his students to the highest academic 
goals, but made reaching them an 
exciting challenge, instead of a chore, 

Leo Bilancio was a brilliant scholar 
and a dedicated teacher but long 
after the facts he taught us are bank- 
ed in memory, the essence of the 
man will remain. He was above all, 
an unfailingly kind and caring man 
who deeply respected and genuinely 
liked his students. Many nights Leo 
would answer his doorbell after 1 1 
p.m. to find a troubled student stan- 
ding on his stoop. He would invite 

In Memory of . . . 33 

East to West 

The New Japanese School 

On October 5th. the University an- 
nounced that the Seigakuin Schools of 
Tokyo. Japan, will open a kindergarten 
and elementary school in Atlanta. Ogle- 
thorpe and Seigakuin are "sister" institu- 
tions which have been developing a coop- 
erative relationship. Their similar curric- 
ulum programs in the area of early child- 
hood education made this joint effort 

The Seigakuin International School 
is the first elementary school to be estab- 
lished in the United States under private 
Japanese sponsorship, and it is the first 
to be established in cooperation with an 
American university. 

The school which is to be located at 
the site of the former Jim Cherry School 
building on the university campus, will 
begin in September of 1990. At first it 
will only be a primary school of kinder- 
garten through third grade students. The 
anticipation is that it will eventually be- 
come a junior high school. 

Students of Japanese origin living in 
the metro-Atlanta region will be encour- 
aged to attend this institution which will 
be using Japanese standards, styles, and 
language. Seigakuin and Oglethorpe are 
attempting to serve the 6, 000 Atlanta 
Japanese people who move in and out of 
the country. Many of them have children 
who experience set backs of having to 
learn a second language at an early age, 
only to return to Japan in a few years. 
Students who attend Seigakuin Interna- 
tional School will be able to return to Ja- 
pan and continue their education more 

Officials present at the signing, 
which included Dr. Donald S Stanton, 
and Dr. Hideo Ohki (Chairman of the 
Board of Directors of the Seigakuin 
Schools), were very enthusiastic about 
this joint effort to make Japanese-speak- 
ing education possible. 

34 Japanese School 

Boar's Head 

New Initiates for the ODK Society 

December 1st marked the night of 
I time-honored tradition at Oglethorpe 
— the annual Boar's Head Ceremony. 
Phis evening event ushers in the holiday 
eason with entertainment, food, and an 
ibundance of fellowship, while also serv- 
ng as a reminder of Oglethorpe's English 

As a part of the ritual, the initiates 
if Omicron Delta Kappa are recognized. 
)DK is at) honorary leadership fraternity 
vhich annually inducts those students, 
acuity and staff members who exhibit 
lutstanding achievements in areas such 
s academics, athletics, an services. 

This year the initiation of the new 
)DK members was held in the Great 
^all prior to the main program. The 1989 
nductees included John Baker, Henry 
$roitman, Scott McKelvey, Beth Morri- 
on, Amanda Paetz, and Renita Rocker. 

The ceremony continued in Lupton 
Auditorium with the presentation of the 
loar's head by the initiates and current 
nembers of ODK. A Christmas concert 
rranged by Dr. Irwin Ray provided the 
vening entertainment, with performan- 

ces by the University Singers, the Univer- 
sity Chorale, the Atlanta Early Music 
Consort, and various student solos. Dr. 
Madaleine Picciotto enlightened the 
guests with a reading of a special Ha- 
nukkah tale. 

The event of the season ended with 
the lighting of the tree at the top of Lup- 
ton Tower. A reception in the Great Hall 

Boar's Head 35 

Who's Who 


1 91 




36 1990 

Pictured on page 36 . . 
Leslie Admas 
John Baker 
Robert Bowen 
Joselyn Butler 
Angle Clem 
Troy DeGroff 
Jennifer Dubose 
Beth Eckard 
Beth Morrison 

Pictured on page 37 
Scott Mall 
Amanda Paetz 
Renita Rocker 
Michelle Rosen 
Ava Salerno 
Kerenza Shoemake 
Charles Sutlief 
Kern Wells 
Sherry Wilson 

Not Pictured , . 
Henry Broitman 
Nicole Caucci 
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Who's Who 37 

Senior Statistics 

The Results Are In. .The Envelope Please 

Here are the results from a question- 
naire sent to seniors regarding their per- 
sonal habits and beliefs. Senior Statistics 
is a new section in the Yamacraw, which 
was emulated from the annual at Yale. 
Since this is the first year for this section, 
responses will be compared to that of 
Yale's. Sections in italics represent re- 
sponses from the Yale Class of 1917. 


Most of us have voted one time. 

47% would serve during wartime if 
drafted, one saying,"Hell, Yes!" 42% said 
they would not, and 1% said, "It de- 

50%' of those responding claimed to 
be members of the Republican Party 
while 22%' were Democrats and 5% were 
Libertarians. The rest were undecided. 

At Yale in 1917 Republicans claim- 
ed 78% of the vote and the Democrats 
only got 1 9%. There was one Prohibition- 

60% of the Republicans here, were 
Pro-Choice and 25%- of the Democrats 
were Pro-Life, and most of the latter were 
Catholic. Overall, 78%- of the responding 
Seniors said they were Pro-Choice while 
only 22% claimed to be Pro-Life. All the 
Pro-Lifer's who responded opposed Pre- 
marital sex. 

And now for the big surprise . . . 36% 
said they trust President Bush while the 
new "Super-duper, extra-special, all- 
powerful, "(I think that was the new title) 
Soviet President Mikail Gorbachev was 
trusted by an overwhelming 42%. 

So Much for Politics . . . 

Personal Stuff 

The average age at graduation is 21, 
but some were as old as 51. 

Twice as many seniors who respond- 
ed approve of pre-marital sex as those 
who don't. 

77% drink alcohol in some form or 
another. Liquor and wine are just slightly 
more popular than beer. 76% of those 
who drink alcohol did so before entering 
college. At Yale, the figure was 31%. Red 
Dot (Brookhaven Liquor) is the most 
popular package store, beating the com- 
petition 3 to 1. 17% have never become 
sick from over indulgence. But of those 
who have, the average number of times 
per person is 6.57. 

38 Senior 


One half of the responding Seniors 
no longer practices the religious denomi- 
nation they were raised under. 

The Party 

In response to the question, "What 
organization throws the best parties?" 
The overwhelming response was X <l> with 
38% of the vote and the next runner-up 
was 2 A E with 13%. 

As for what person throws the best 
parties, most people considered them- 
selves to be the best host. However, the 
household of Dana Trotsky, Paige Mack- 
ey, and Elizabeth Brown took second 

The Class 

23% of the Seniors who responded 
said they don't skip any classes, and of 

those who do, the average number of 
times per semester is 8. The most com- 
mon reason for skipping was sleep or sick- 

Most of those responding, do not 
study in the library. 52% prefer home, 
while 29% prefer the library, and 14%- go 
to a friend's house. Goslin and "the park" 
got 4% of the vote each as well. 

Of those polled, junior year seemed 
the hardest and freshman year the easi- 

The most difficult class was "any- 

thing by Dr. Orme" or economics, while 
the easiest class was introduction to Edu- 
cation or English Composition I. The 
most valuable course was Western World 
Literature ! or Computer Applications. 

The most inspiring instructor was 
voted to be Dr. Bill Brightman. 

60% of the seniors polled have visited 
the house of at least one professor, and 
of those who have, the average number 
of times or professors is 2. 

Statistics 39 

Senior Statistics 


The most popular poets were E. E. 
Cummings and T. S. Elliot. The most 
popular writers were J. D. Salinger and 
Steven King, while the best loved charac- 
ters in fiction were Raskolnikov, Doro- 
thea, and Scarlet O'Hara. In 1918 Yale 
preferred Tennyson for poet. Dickens for 
prose, and Falstaff for character in fic- 

The most widely read newspaper is 
the New Y'ork Times , followed by Cre- 
ative Loafing . Yale's class of '17 agreed 
on the New York Times . 

Residence Issues 

first year, 3 in 4 lived on campus, but by 
the time their last year rolled around only 
3 out of 10 resided in the dormitories. 

86% of the responding Seniors who 
have cars now, had them before entering 

The most common pet is the cat, out- 
numbering dogs by 2 to 1 . Even fish beat 
out dogs in sheer number. Three quarters 
of the Seniors have some kind of pet. 
(Dear Housing Director, Not to worry 
. . . most who had pets were members of 
the previous statistic which cited 1 10 stu- 
dents off campus.) 


year here, while the other half received 
an average of $1 105.00 per semester. Of 
that latter half, those Seniors spent an av- 
erage of $1770.00 (Good money man- 
agers), ironically, 50% of the entire Se- 
nior polling wants to go on to Graduate 
School (looks like it might be wise to con- 
sider a loan). 

Name Dropppers 

Only 5% could name all the OSA 
Representatives and 42% could not name 
one of them. However, one must remem- 
ber that this is the same group that trus- 
ted Gorby over George. 

During the Senior year, 45 lived on Half of the responding Seniors re- 

campus and 1 10 lived off campus. In their ceived no money from home in their last 





40 Senior 


28% of those responding to this poll 
have never been abroad, while of those 
who have been outside the United States, 
reported traveihng an average of 3 times. 
26'r of the Yale class had travelled 

The average Senior has visited 1 8 of 
the United States, in contrast to Yale, 
where the average was 15. 


Apparent miscalculations are a re- 
sult of rounding. Information from Yale 
is provided for comparison, and comes 
from The Yearbook of the Class of 1 9 1 7. 
Yale's Sheffield Scientific School . Ogle- 
thorpe information is based on written re- 
sponses to mailings sent to all Seniors. 
The figures here represent 1 5% of the to- 
tal mailing. 

Statistics 41 

Oglethorpe Day 1 990 

Mr. John Joffre Brock, '39 is pictured in the fore- 
ground, and Trustee Stephen J. Schmidt, '40 is 
pictured in behind Mr. Brock. 

42 O.U. Day 

Stephen Schmidt 

Honored on his 50th Aniversary 

Back in 1940, Dr. Thornwell Jacobs 
launched a project which would last until 
81 13 A. D. That project, better known as 
the "Crypt of Civilization," now cele- 
brates its 50th birthday. On February 1 5, 
1990, O. U. Day, the campus celebrated 
that birthday, by creating and sealing a 
smaller crypt which is to be opened in just 
10 years. 

The day also included a visit from 
the ghost of Thornwell Jacobs (played by 
Darryl Wade, "88), who promised to re- 
turn every fifty years to ensure the safety 
of the crypt. Dr. Jacobs was pleasantly 
surprised to see that crypt was un- 
touched. The crypt which is the world's 
largest time capsule was created for the 
purpose of showing generations far into 
the future what Earth, man, and his cul- 
ture were like in 1940. Most likely such 
a generation will perceive the 1940's 
much like today's man perceives the cave 
man days. 

The new crypt is to be sealed for a 
shorter time in an effort to truly analyze 
how fast the world is changing. Stephen 
J. Schmidt, "40 was chosen to seal the 
crypl. He was also presented an invitation 
by Dr. Stanton, to return 10 years later 
for the opening ceremony. 

The festivities did not stop there. Ac- 
cording to tradition, the University 
choose one man to honor. As in years 
past, such a man was typically known for 
having a long dedicated life with the 
school. This years man was no different. 
The man chosen had graduated from the 
university in 1940 and for the next fifty 
years he would put in many long hours 
to make the school the best. Coinciden- 
tally, he helped put items in the 1940 
Crypt. He would later become a Trustee 
and then Chairman of the Board of Trus- 
tees. He has just recently retired as 
Chairman. The man honored on this day 

was none other than, Stephen J. Schmidt. 

Even after his retirement from the 
Chairmanship, Mr. Schmidt is frequent- 
ly on campus helping out with important 
alumni events. His heart has always been 
and always will be with this institution. 

O. U. Day also included a student 
center-sized feast. Foods of every type 
could be found in the various conference 
rooms in the building. Everyone present 
was also presented with a black and gold 
invitation to the opening ceremony to be 
held on Oglethorpe Day, February 10, 

It will certainly be interesting to see 
how the campus, the people, the culture, 
and the world have changed even in just 
a short ten years. 

O.U. Day 43 

44 O.U. Day 

O.U. Day 45 



Donald S. Stanton 

Came to Oglethorpe in 1988 

A. B. Western Maryland College 

M. Div. Wesley Seminary 

M. A. The American University 

Ed. D. University of Virginia 

L. H. D. Columbia College 

L. L. D. Western Maryland College 

Litt. D. Albion College 

Not Pictured 

Manning M. Patillo Jr. - 

Hon. Chancellor 
Donald R. Moore - 

Dean of Community Life 

46 Administration 

Vice President 

John B. Knott, III 

Came to Oglethorpe in 1971 

A. B. University of North Carolina 
M. Div. Duke University 
Ph. D. Emory University 


Anthony S. Caprio 

Came to Oglethorpe in 1989 

B. A. Wesleyan University 
M. A. Columbia University 
Ph. D. Columbia University 

Administration 47 

V.P. Development 

Paul L. Dillingham 

Came to Oglethorpe in 1984 
B. S. University of Kentucky 


John A. Thames 

Dean of Continuing Education 

Came to Oglethorpe in 1977 

B. A. Vanderbilt University 
M. A. Columbia University 
Ed. D. University of Southern California 

48 Administration 

President Stanton and Mrs. Stanton 


Pro-Choice Comes to Oglethorpe 

Sitting in the Conference Room C 
on a Wednesday evening at about 9:30 
PM, you get the chance to see many dif- 
ferent types of people. There are mem- 
bers of fraternities and sororities with 
Greek letters plastered across their 
chests, girls dressed all in black and guys 
wearing earrings with bandanas tied 
around their heads. But despite their out- 
ward differences, these people have a 
common interest. They are all members 
of the newly formed Oglethorpe Students 
For Choice. 

The OSFC began as a conversation. 
Immediately after the Supreme Court 
decision giving Missouri the right to limit 
state funding of Abortions, Shane Little, 
who was working for GREENPEACE 
this summer, called Shane Hornbuckle to 
see if he was interested in starting an en- 
vironmentalist group on campus. Because 
of the Court's decision, Hornbuckle sug- 
gested they try to form a pro-choice 
organization. So they copied the constitu- 
tion of Vanderbilt Students For Choice, 
made contacts with Atlanta-area mem- 
bers of NARAL (National Abortion 
Rights Action League) and Planned Par- 
enthood, and appointed officers. 

It's 9:45PM and Paige MacKey, the 
president of OSFC, opens the evening 
meeting with an apology. "I'm sorry last 
week's meeting was so chaotic." Her long 
red hair spills into her eyes and she wipes 
it away with a grin. Papers flutter and 
shuffle in various directions around the 
room: a thick packet labeled "Choice" 
containing "Anti-choice" versus "Pro- 
choice" arguments and photocopies of 
important newspaper articles, an OSFC 
info sheet listing important dates and all 
of the officers and committee heads, a 
phone list showing over fifty members. 

50 Controversy 

.7 IHM ••" 

Paige turns the meeting over to Smythe 
Duval, OSFC coordinator. 

Smythe stands up to speak; his deep 
voice booms over the rattle of the papers. 
"I'm passing around a member informa- 
tion sheet; please fill it out if you haven't 
filled one out already. I'm trying to get 
up a data-base with names and personal 
info on all of our members. Also, you may 
notice I only put our initials on the top 
of the phone list. It was suggested that we 
take off the name at the top so that, in 
case the list fell into the wrong hands, no 
one would call you up and harass you." 
He also mentions that people need to start 
paying their dues. Paige takes over again. 

She discusses the upcoming abortion 
rights march in Atlanta on November 
1 2th. "We need at least twenty people in 
order to call ourselves a delegation," she 
says; it is important to her that they have 
a delegation because she wants the group 
to appear strong. She also reminds people 
to show up to work on signs and banners 

for the march. As the meeting ends, abo! 
half of the twenty-five or so members 
attendance stand in line to buy the blaij 
and gold OSFC buttons that Paige mad] 
As Paige sees it, abortion is the ci'l 
rights issue of the '80s, and it is importa; 
to get campus students active. "The inc; 
vidual can't do it alone," she says. "We'' 
a nucleus to tell the students what thj 
can do, but we need to get students i 
volved." the OSFC's goal is a somewht 
modest 70 members, about 10% of t 
undergraduate population. "Numb 
one, we need to be vocal in any and evt; 
way because we are the majority and 
need to let everyone know, but we ne 
student involvement." Paige is worki 
hard to make sure everyone on camp 
at least knows about the Novemt 
march. She passes out flyers and puts 
notices all over campus. But the club 1[ 

ther plans for the rest of the year. 

"Of course, there are more marches 
ext semester in Washington; and we'd 
ke to send a lot of people,'" says Little, 
but that takes money." Aside from mar- 
hing, some members would like to begin 
scorting women who want abortions 
cross pickett lines. The OSFC is also 
•ying to start a letter-writing campaign, 
snnifer Lewis, head of the Letter Writ- 
ig Committee, has come up with a form 
itter and is trying to get the address of 
ich member's Congressman. And, per- 
aps their most ambitious task will be an 
ttempt to change one of Oglethorpe's 
jlicies: they want the O. U. clinic to be- 
n dispensing birth control devices for 
)th men and women, and also to provide 
erature on family planning. 

It is another Wednesday night and 
ven guys and almost twice as many girls 
t in another OFSC meeting. Robin 
utchinson of GARAL (Georgia Abor- 
Dn Rights Action League) talks about 
tone- banking. She wants members 
om Oglethorpe to call around to local 
o-choice sympathizers to make certain 

that they are aware of the November 
12th march. Several people sign up. 
Smythe passes around this week's revised 
phone list. It contains 40 names. 

Paige starts to talk about the march 
again. She reminds everybody that the 
group needs twenty people in order to call 
themselves a delegation. She also tells 
them to be sure and wear purple and gold 
to the march. These were the colors of the 
women's sufferage movement in the 
twenties, and they are the official colors 
for the march. Then she begins to com- 

"No one showed up to make signs for 
the march," she says. "If we don't make 
signs, you won't have anything to hold on 

Sunday. Coming to the meetings is great, 
but we need to work on other stuff, too. 
I'd rather you get things done than just 
come to the meetings." The members 
seem to understand. 

After the meeting, Paige hands out 
markers and paper so that people can 
make flyers for the march. One of the 
guys with long hair and an earing passes 
around a cartoon of George Bush. It 
shows the President's head slowly turning 
into a coat hanger. Paige laughs, what 
does she think of Bush? "I could get 
mean, but I won't," she says. "I'm mostly 
disappointed by his opinions." Someone 
praise her for her organization. "It's all 
a facade," she says, grinning. 

Abortion 51 

52 Controversy 

In 1789, the people of France voiced their desires to become a self-governing nation. Their cries of revolution sounded throughout 
; world. Now, 200 years later, the people of the world gave voice again to their desire for freedom. And once again, the world was 
Iced to listen. 

In January, as a replica of a hot air balloon from the 18th century floated overhead, thousands gathered in Paris' Tuileries Gardens 
pelebrate the bicentennial of the French Revolution. Their cries of joy echoed the cries of their forefathers who fought for their liberty, 
jtating to the world their desire that France remain a nation governed by the people. 

In February, 1 5, 000 Soviet troops returned home along the Salang Highway, their ten year effort to supress the will of Afghanistan's 
jple an admitted failure. Their retreat left the Soviet-supported government of Afghanistan alone in the struggle to control the rebellious 
izens. The Afghanis had spoken, and the U. S. S. R. had been forced to listen. 

In April, night after night, by bicycle and by foot, the future leaders of China gathered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Numbering 
D,000, these students and activists formed the largest demonstration to shock Chinese soil since the Communist Revolution of 1949. 
ough their tongues crying for democracy were cut out prematurely by the Chinese government, for a few short weeks their voice caused 
world to stop and anxiously listen. 

In November, the first citizens from East Berlin were allowed by guards to pass through the Berlin Wall without having their identity 
3ers and possessions scrutinized. After 28 grim years, the symbol of oppression that dominated the Cold War had finally begun to 
mble. The East Germans had spoken for nearly three decades, and finally, their government listened. 

In May, 1990, 140 students will graduate from Oglethorpe University, to join their voices with the common voice of mankind. May 
ir voices continue to foster the call for freedom heard round the world this rapidly changing year. ' 

Pictorial 61 

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Pictorial 63 


Visiting Profes- 
sor Speaks on 
Reign of Terror 

During Oglethorpe's week com- 
memorating the French Revolution, Dr. 
Sutherland, a professor from the Univer- 
sity of Maryland and an expert and au- 
thor of a book on the subject, lectured on 
the validity of the Revolution, in relation 
to the morality of a movement that pro- 
duced the murderous Reign of Terror. 

The Revolution began with the high- 
est hopes of establishing liberty for the 
people, so the pressence of the Terror 
seems to taint its goals. The Declaration 
of the Rights of Man provided security, 
freedom, and equality for all of France. 
Yet the Terror seems to grate against all 
these ideals. 

The Terror came about as response 
to a three-pronged crisis. France was at 
war with nearly every great power of the 
time: Austria, Prussia, Hungary, En- 
gland and Spain. By 1793, to support 
these wars, the French government had 
to begin conscripting soldiers, an unheard 
of process. The outraged peasants revol- 
ted. The economy collapsed. The only 
way to finance the war was through taxa- 
tion and inflation. The angry peasants got 
angrier, refusing to participate in the 
economy. The revolutionary goverment 
suspected a counter-revolution was in op- 
eration, provoked by England. 

To deal with this imagined counter- 
revolution, the French National Conven- 
tion passed laws forming revolutionary 
tribunals. These tribunals became re- 
sponsible for the public execution of any- 
one suspected of attempting to sabotage 
the work of the revolution. These execu- 
tions were meant to frighten the people 
into submission. 

This disregard for fair treatment of 
individual rights became known as the 
Terror, and was enacted by the French 
government despite its blatant violation 
of the Declaration. Yet Dr. Sutherland 
feels we should be careful of condemning 
the Terror despite its apparent lack of 
morality, for at the time, it was legal and 

the people did have a voice to cry out 
against it. The Terror was meant to de- 
fend the blossoming democracy of France 
against what they believed to be a very 
real threat. Though attrocities were com- 
mited, it did help France on its way to 

Freedom. And it is on this highly con- 
troversial, thought provoking note that 
students eagerly questioned Dr. Suth- 
erland upon the completion of the lec- 

64 Revolution 

the student inside and sit for hours 
being the encouraging listener and 
counselor that the young man or 
woman sought. 

What was it about the man that en- 
couraged such closeness and trust? 
Leo's compassion was as big as his 
intellect. A gentle, unassuming per- 
son, his humility made him easily 
embarrassed by public recognition. 
He never seemed to fully realize the 
depth of affection his students felt 
for him. A devoted family man, Leo 
took great pride in the fine character 
and accomplishments of his beloved 
wife, Dorothy son Ivan, and 
daughter lane. 

It was my great privilege to have had 
Leo Bilancio for a teacher but I cherish 
even more having had him for a 
friend. Our friendship began when he 
and Dorothy delighted me with a re- 
quest to baby-sit for ten-year-old Ivan 
and four-year-old lane. 1 witnessed 
firsthand the strong bonds of love in 
their closely-knit family and joined in 
their frequent laughter All of us en- 
joyed many dinners out and fun 
times together during my college 
years, and lane even became my 
Oglethorpe Kappa Delta sorority's 
much-loved mascot. 

My friendship with Leo and his 
family continued throughout the 
yeai5 since graduation. Whenever I 
visited my family in Atlanta and stop- 
ped by Oglethorpe, Leo gave me his 
warm, appreciative welcome. His in- 
terest in his students was lifelong, 
and he took pleasure in the close 
ties he maintained with them. 

In writing this remembrance I came 
across a passage attributed to one of 
Leo's favorite historical figures. Otto 
von Bismarck. It is ironic, yet fitting 
that the words of Bismarck describe 
Leo Bilancio so well: "A really great 
man is known by three signs — 
generosity . . . humanity " . . . (and) 
moderation." It is with great sadness 
that we mourn the loss of Leo Bilan- 
cio, but we can find strength in the 
warmth of our memories of this un- 
forgettable man who taught us as 
much about life as about learning." 

Anne Cheek Meyer, 72 

Leo Bilancio, A Gentle Giant 

Leo was a human being who 
respected persons for their indivi- 
dual worth and worked with 
them to realize their full potential. A 
gentleman — a gentle man — a gen- 
tle giant. One of his many strengths 
was the ability to listen-REALLY 

"Until a man has learned to listen, 
he has no business teaching: until he 
realizes that every man has something 
of truth and wisdom to offer he does 
not begin to learn. It is only when he 
sees how each of his fellows surpasses 
him that he begins to be wise to himself 
and to his fellow men." 

— Markings, by Dag Hammarskjold 

From the eulogy of James Bohart, 
Professor of Music 

In Respect and in Retrospect: 
Concerning Mr. Leo Bilancio 

At various Oglethorpe University 
campus functions. I had the privilege, 
of letting Professor Bilancio know 
how fortunate I felt having been a 
student under his guidance in several 

European history courses. My major 
was history. During my first semester 
I received only a B in his class. It was 
the primary jolt to restart me down the 
more scholastic avenues of history! 

In my estimation. Professor Bilancio was 
endowed with the traits an esteemed 
college professor should have. He 
was honest, and shared his great 
wealth of knowledge with his students. 
He graded fairly and took the welfare 
and interest of his students to heart. 
He also let it be known he was a 
dedicated family man which impressed 
me deeply Professor Bilancio was 
supportive, yet he expected us to do 
our assigned work. 

My husband, |oe, and I enjoyed many 
good conversations with Dorothy and 
Leo Bilancio at campus functions 
through the years. We will certainly 
miss seeing them. It is my sincere 
hope that Oglethorpe faculty and 
those alumni who aspire to follow a 
career in education will emulate Pro- 
fessor Leo Bilancio's example and 
'pass it on! " ♦ 

Sue S. Grantham, 72 
Uthonla, Georgia 

In Memory of . . . 65 


Oglethorpe in its Early Years 

Oglethorpe was founded back in 1835, and since that time many things have changed and some have re- 
mained as time honored traditions. The staff of the Yamacraw has done some research into this area. We found 
some very interesting things that we thought might be of interest to not only the students but to the faculty and 
adminstration as well. In these next few pages you will find the preamble to the Charter, the old entrance require- 
ments, the old college laws, and the course of study for 1835. 


Whereas, the cultivation of piety and the diffusion of useful knowledge greatly tend to preserve the liberty 
and to advance the prosperity of a free people; and whereas, these important objects are best attained by training 
the minds of the rising generation in the study of useful science, and imbuing their hearts with the sentiments 
of religion and virtue; and whereas, it is the duty of an enlightened and patriotic legislature to authorize, protect 
I and foster institutions established for the promotion of these important objects- 


66 Flashback 

DOve- The opening of the Boar's 
ad Ceremony 

pposite page- President Stanton 
iging at the Boar's Head Cere- 

Blow- The new initiates to the Om- 
en Delta Kappa Society 

Freshman Class of 1835 

The Admissions process has changed somewhat since 
1835. For those of you who think it is difficult to get accepted 
to the school now, just read the following entrance requirements 
from old Oglethorpe University. 


I. All examinations for admission into College shall be in 
the presence of the Faculty, and no person shall be admitted 
but by a vote taken by them for that purpose after his examina- 
tion. ( Be sure to send each professor a gift if you don't test well.) 

n. Candidates for the Freshman Class are examined in 
Ceasar, Cicero's Select Orations, Virgil, Sallust, Greek Testa- 
ment, (John's Gospel,) Graeca Minora or Greek Reader, Alge- 
bra through Equations of the First Degree, together with Latin 
and Greek Grammar; also, English Grammar, Geography and 
Arithmetic. (Very similar to the SAT's.) 

III. Every student, before he is admitted to an actual 
standing in any class, shall obtain from the Treasurer of the 
College, receipts by which it shall appear that he has complied 
with the existing orders of the Trustees in regard to expenses; 
which receipts he shall produce to the Officer of the College 
who has at that time the instruction of the class into which he 
desires to enter. If any officer admit a student to the recitations 
of his class, without receipts, such officer shall be responsible 
to the Treasurer for the expenses of such student at the com- 
mencement of every College term. (Does this mean there is no 
financial aid program?) 

IV. If any student shall be received into College after the 
commencement of a term, he shall pay the tuition, room-rent, 
&c. , of the whole term. 

V. No Student shall be admitted from any other College, 
until he produces a certificate from the proper authority, of his 
regular and honorable dismission and standing. (At least it is 
easy to transfer.) 

O.U. in 1835 67 

College Laws in 1835 . . . 

Today's rules and regulations are a little different than 
those of the early years. Some have remained as a tradition, 
while others have faded away. Some of these laws are quite fun- 
ny. If anyone thought today's rules are too strict, the rules of 
1835 will seem impossible. 

I. The hours of study shall be from the time of morning 
prayers till 1 o'clock. A. M. , in winter, and 7 A. M. , in summer- 
from 9 A. M. till 12:00 noon- from 2 till 5 o'clock, P. M. in 
winter, and 6 o'clock P. M. in summer- and from the ringing 
of the evening bell at night; during which time every student 
shall keep his room, unless called upon to recite, or unless ab- 
sent by permission. 

II. During the hours of relaxation no student shall go more 
that one mile from the College without permission. 

IV. Every student shall attend prayers in the Chapel, 
morning and evening, and shall behave with gravity and rever- 
ence during the service. 

VI. Every student shall attend recitation within twenty- 
four hours from the time of his arrival on the College grounds. 

Vlll. No student shall visit or receive visits on the 
Sabbath, or go beyond the bounds of the College Campus, un- 
less with the express permission. 

X. The students shall treat each other with uniform respect 
and kindness. 

XI. All fighting, striking, quarrelling, turbulent words or 
behavior, profane language, violation of the Sabbath, shall be 
regarded as high offenses. (What is a turbulent word?) 

XII. Playing at billiards, cards or dice, or any other unlaw- 
ful game, or at backgammon, or any game for a wager, in the 
College is strictly forbidden. (Nothing worse than a bunch of 
pool and backgammon players. ) 

XIII. No fire arms, sword canes, dirks, or any deadly 
weapons shall be allowed to be used or kept about the College. 
(It is a good thing I left my dirk at home. ) 

XIV. No intoxicating liquor shall be allowed to be brought 
into the College, or used by the students. (What if 1 am 21?) 

XV. No student shall keep a horse or carraige, nor shall 
he be allowed to hire a horse or carraige during the session, 
without permission of the faculty. (1 guess parking was a prob- 
lem back then too. Horses hate speed bumps anyway. ) 

XVI. No student shall be permitted to attend any places 
of fashionable amusement, such as theatres, horse races or 
dancing assemblies during the term. (Fun is forbidden) 

XVII. Every student during the hours of study, shall strict- 
ly abstain from hallooing, singing, loud talking, playing on a 
musical instrument, or other noise in the College. (How does 
one halloo?) 

XVIII. Every student shall be responsible for the preserva- 
tion of order in the room he occupies, unless he can make it 
appear he was not to blame. (Somethings never change . . . 

"No, my roomate did that, honest.") 

XIX. The Faculty shall have the authority to break open 
and enter any chamber at all times, when resisted; and if an> 
student refuses to admit an officer, or to assist him surpressing 
any disorder when required, he shall be regarded as guilty ol 
high offense. 

XXI. The Faculty shall punish by admonition, public oi 
private, by rustication, suspension, dismission, expulsion-or ir 
cases where there is no prospect of reformation, and yet no fla- 
grant crime committed, they may privately send the individua 

XXII. As the laws are few and general, and the govern 
ment designed to be that of parental authority, and as cases 
may occur that are not expressly forbidden by law, much is lef 
to the discretion of the Faculty, according to the circumstance 
and nature of the case. (A few laws??? What did they leavo 

This was no easy time to live in and one should stay in goo( 
with the Faculty. 1 think most of us would soon be expelled fron 
Oglethorpe in 1835. 

Below- One of the University Sing 
ers at the Boar's Head CeremcnVi 

68 Flashback 

ove-Yuko Nishimura sings at the 
lar's Head Ceremony. 

^.ourse of Study in 1835 

urse of Study: 

Freshman Class 
St Term 

eek Xenophon's Anabasis 

tin Cicero Amicitia and de Senectute 

ithematics Algebra, (Davies' Bourdon) 

:ond Term 

eek Xenophon's Cyropaedia 

tin Cicero de Officiis 

Ithematics Algebra (completed) 

ird Term 

eek Herodotus & Thucydides, Graeca Majora 

tin Horace's Odes 

Ithematics Geometry (Davie's Legendre) 

;ems like an easy first year to me, just like today's core pro- 
m, except no Freshman Seminar.) 

Sophomore Class 
First Term 

Greek Lysias and Isocrates(Graeca Majora) 

Latin Horace's satires 

Mathematics Geometry (completed) 

Second Term 

Greek Demosthenes' Orations, Graeca Majora 

Latin Horace's Epistles and Art of Poetry 

Mathematics ... Davies' Plane Trigonometry & Mensuration 
Third Term 

Greek Homer's Odyssey 

Latin Livy 

Mathematics Davies'Spherical Trigonometry 

( 1 guess one should really like Greek, Latin and Math by now.) 

Junior Class 
First Term 

Greek Plato's Crito 

Latin Cicero de Oratore 

Mathematics Surveying and Navigation(completed) 

Natural Philosophy Olmsted 

Rhetoric Blair 

Second Term 

Greek Xenophon's Memorabilia 

Latin Cicero de Oratore 

Mathematics Davies' Analytical Geometry 

Natural Philosophy Olmsted 

Rhetoric Campbell 

Logic Hedge 

Third Term 

Greek Longinus 

Latin Cicero de Oratore 

Mathematics Davies' Differential & Integral Calculus 

Botany Gray 

Evidences of Christianity Alexander 

(They always said Junior year is the hardest.) 

Senior Class 
First Term 

Latin Quintilian 

Astronomy Olmsted 


Moral Philosophy 

Constiutional Law Sheppard 

Second Term 

Greek Oedipus Tyrannus 

Astronomy Olmsted 



Mental Philosophy 

Third Term 
General Review 

(The Faculty must have been anticipating Senioritis in the 
third term. Also, is the Con Law course much like Dr. Pal- 

Flashback 69 


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Seniors 71 

Alice Adams 

Business & Behavioral Science/ Atlanta, Ga. 

Leslie Adams 

Accounting/ Murray, Ky. 

Jennifer Amerson 

Psychology/ Atlanta, Ga. 

Sandra Arango 2 2 2 

Continuing Education/ Atlanta, Ga. 

William Baldwin 

Business Administration/ Dalton, Ga. 

Ladonna Barros 

English/ Atlanta, Ga. 

72 1990 


lolst Beall 2 A E 

isiness & Computer Science/ Macon, Ga. 

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D. Scott Beaver ^ A E 

English/ Atlanta. Ga. 

Fran Bennett X U 

Psychology/ Lilburn, Ga. 

Itbert Bo wen 

thematics/ St. Leonard, Md. 

Alford Tim Brady K A 

Biology/ Valdosta, Ga. 

Marsha Brittain 

Sociology-Social Work/ Marietta, Ga. 

1990 73 








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Charles Carter 

International Stvidies/ Asheville, N. C. 

Nicole Caucci X fi 

American Studies/ Powder Springs, Ga. 

Ajay Chabria K A 

Business Administration/ Atlanta, Ga. 

Angela Clem 

English/ Athens, Al. 

Heidi Dawson 

Accounting/ Peachtree City, Ga. 

Lisa Deason 

International Studies/ Snellville, Ga. 

74 1990 


nnifer Dubose 

ilosophy/ Conyers, Ga. 

Beth Eckard X U 

English/ Stone Mountain, Ga. 

Kami Everette 

Accounting/ Savannah, Ga. 

chel Fowler 

rmation not available 



Robert Frazer X # 

Individually Planned Major/ Maitland, Fla. 

Katie Garrigan 

Psychology/ Walpole, Mass. 

1990 75 

Katie Garrigan 

The Family Tradition Continues . . 

When Bill Garrigan waited in the 
Great Hail of Hearst tor his date, cheer- 
leading captain Judy Hayden, to come 
down from her dorm room, he never 
imagined that his future daughter would 
walk the same stairs en route to class. Bill 
would go on to be captain of the basket- 
ball team his senior year, then to marry 
.ludy after graduation, and eventually to 
live in Boston, Massachusetts where they 
would raise two daughters. One of these 
daughters, Katie, would follow in her par- 
ents" footsteps to O. U. where she would 
find that things had changed since the 
1960"s when Hearst Hall was a dorm, 
boys couldn't go in girls" rooms, and O. 
U."s 100 students actually had school 

Katie came to Oglethorpe after her 
freshman year at Assumption College in 
Worcester. Massachusetts. She wanted 
to try a school in the South, and her Dad 
suggested his alma mater. As a child she 
had visited the school, but not until she 
returned in search of a college did she ap- 
preciate and fall in love with the beautiful 

The enrollment had grown since her 
parents were students, but it was still the 
small type of school that Katie was look- 
ing for at the time. She admits that the 
school's size is "a double-edged sword,"" 
where it's good to know everybody but 
then everybody knows everything. Her 
dad says that"s one thing that hasn't 
changed. He recalls,"You couldn't do 
anything without everybody knowing 
about it." 

Katie feels that she has an advan- 
tage over other students whose parents 
didn't attend O. U. — "They know how 
everything works down here. They know 
what is expected and they don"t expect 
more than that."" 

And will she pass this advantage on 
to her kids? "If they are looking for a 
small school l"ll encourage them to go to 

O. U. But if you're not ready for a small 
school you can't hack it." 

Katie has hacked it. She was a psy- 
chology major and a member of Psi Chi, 
the psychology honorary. She was a 
founding member of the women's club 
soccer team and a participant in all intra- 
mural sports. Her plans include the possi- 
bility of attending graduate school for 
psychology or marketing research, in 
either the Southern or Boston region. As 
a native of Boston, she loves Atlanta, and 
if she had to leave, she would miss her 
friends from school. "I'm very glad I 
came down here because of the friends 
I've made. Maybe I will stay here." 

76 1990 

errill Griffis :S :S Z; 

ilogy/ Norcross, Ga. 

Jon Gundlach 1 Z <i> 

Zan Haleem 

Business Adminislralion/ Ft, Lauderdale. Fla. Business Administration/ Chamblee, Ga. 

ad Hall A 2 <l> 

Uical Studies/ Norcross. Ga, 

Ellen Heckler 

Graduate Studies/ Atlanta, Ga, 

Cathy Kondash 

Education-Early Childhood/ Parma, Oh, 

1990 77 

John Kratt 

Inlcrnalional Studies/ Tallahassee, Fla. 

W endy Kurant 

English/ Atlanta, Ga. 

Mabel Lastres 2 2 S 

International Studies/ Miami, Fla. 

Sophia Lentini 

information not available 

Scott Mall 

Accounting/ Jacksonville, Fla. 




James Marotta Jr. 2 A E 

Political Studies/ Wall. N. J. 

78 1990 



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glish/ Peachtrcc City, Ga. 

Beth Morrison 

Malhcmatics/ Snellville, Ga. 

Lori Pacpaco 

Education-Early Childhood/ Marietta, Ga. 

tonio Papp 

Jonathan Peyer 

ness Adminstration/ Ecuador, S. America Accounting/ Murray, Ky. 

Melissa Podriznik 2 :i 2 

Poltical Studies/ Lawrenceville, Ga. 

1990 79 

Nicole Caucci 

The Very Traditional Student 

Nicole Caucci has always consid- 
ered herself "a very traditional person," 
labeled as a "nice southern girl" though 
she is not from the South. So what does 
this nice southern girl want to do with her 
life? Why, break the traditions of our na- 
tion and become the first female Chief 
Justice of the Supreme Court, of course, 
bringing liberty and justice for all! Actu- 
ally, that's just a joke from a class discus- 
sion with Dr. Brightman; Nicole's real 
goal lies in international law. She jokes 
that one day, she might defend friend Ra- 
chel Fowler from some legal trouble 
stemming from her involvement with 
Amnesty International. 

But seriously, Nicole respects tradi- 
tion, and loves Oglethorpe for its roots in 
the buildings and things such as the annu- 
al Boar's Head ceremony. Nicole comes 
from a family full of tradition: her father 
exemplifies the old idea of the American 
Dream. He came over with his family 
from Lyon, France, and settled in New 
York, penniless. Yet now he's one of the 
top executives in a major corporation 
based in Phoenix. 

Perhaps the determination that led 
him to this position rubbed off on Nicole 
in her ambitions. During her four-year 
stay at Oglethorpe, she's served in many 
student government positions, including 
president of OSA; she was the service 
vice-president of APO at one time, and 

is a sister of Chi Omega, as well as a little 
sister of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. She's ear- 
ned many academic honors as well, in- 
cluding membership in the prestigious 
honor society Omicron Delta Kappa. 

Always striving herself, Nicole finds 
disappointment in the fact that many 
people assume they can't succeed. But as 
she sees it herself, just because she's a 
mere undergraduate at Oglethorpe to- 
day, "fifteen years from now that doesn't 
mean everyone won't know me." 

80 1990 


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Timothy Richardson 

Biology/ Kenner, La. 

Renita Rocker X 9. 

International Studies/ Metier, Ga. 

Michelle Rosen 2 2 2 

Psychology/ Dunwoody, Ga. 

Ava Salerno 2 2 2 

Biology/ Indiana, Pa. 

Eric Schmitt 

Economics/ Highlamds, Ga. 

Kerensa Shoemake 

History, Cumming. Ga. 

1990 81 

Marcy Smith 

Psvchology/ Marietta, Ga. 

Orby Sondervan 2i A E 

Business Administration/ Holland 

Jeff St. John 

Business Administration/ Marietta, Ga. 

Charles Sutlief 

Economics/ Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. 

Alan Taylor 

English/ Atlanta, Ga. 

Dana Trotsky 

English/ Lake Worth, Fla. 

82 1990 

ulie Turner 

liternational Studies/ Mablelon, Ga. 

Keri Wells 

Education-Secondary/ Donalsonville, Ga. 

Sherry VMlson 

English/ Thomaston, Ga. 

.)hn Wuichet 

l|ilosophy/ Atlanta. Ga. 

1990 83 





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Undergraduates 85 

Tisha Adamson 

Jennifer Alexander 

Denise Allen 

Jennifer Allen 

Lela Allen 

Shandi Allen 

Christa Allison 

Sibel Alp 

Charles Anion 

Ignacio Arrizabalaga 
James Ashworth 
Deborah Atwc 

86 Undergraduates 

Lisa Bailey 
Kale Baker 
Chris Baliar 

Debby Balmes 
Stanley Bara III 
Peggy Barrington 

Clifford Barros 
James Beall 
Holly Beck 

Amy Beelaert 
Leah Bell 
Amy Bell 

Undergraduates 87 

Robin Benson 
Shannon Bentley 
Carmen Bernard 

Jason Best 

Claire Belts 

Thomas Boan 

Richard Boggs 

Bradley Bolin 

Laurabeth Bolster 

Walter Bolton 

Samatha Bozeman 

Ann Murray 

88 Undergraduates 

Troy DeGroff with a look of surprise 


Poetry is like 
Necessity, for Troy 

Why is poetry important to 
Troy Degroff? "It allows me to work 
out problems." Troy DeGroff, the 
Oglethorpe University Poet Laure- 
leate, feels that poetry is both "fun 
and an obsession." Troy's writings 
have been a source of expression, 
while the writings of others have also 
as a form of entertainment. 

However, poetry does not stop 
there for Troy DeGroff, as it has led 
him to become Vice President of 
Sigma Tau Delta, to found in con- 
junction with Wendy Goldberg the 
Poetry Workshop, and give orations 
of poetry at Night of the Arts. His 
creative writing ability can also be 

seen in The Tower, and in the Yama- 

craw (on which he is the Copy Edi- 

Writing and reading of poetry 
are not the only aspects of the art 
which Troy enjoys. He also enjoys 
the performance of poetry either 
through orations or through the me- 
dium of music. Orators such as Wil- 
liam S. Burrows and John Giorno 
and musical artists such as Laurie 
Anderson and Kate Bush are of par- 
ticular interest to Troy. 

In an effort to explain his inter- 
est, Troy cites Wallace Stevens who 
says that poetry "Defines the limits 
of your own existence." 

Christina Bray 
Elizabeth Brigden 
Heather Brittain 

Wayne Brooks Jr. 
Chris Brown 
Myers Brown 


Knox Burnett 

Lynn Calloway 

Erin Canney 

Bobby Cantrell 

Lisa Carol 

Christina Cates 

Wendy Smith hanging out with her friends. 



This Junior is 
xercising Authority 

"One, and two, and lift that 
leg!" exclaims Wendy as she leads 
fitness-minded students through 
Aerobic routines every weeknight in 
the Lupton Pit. Concerned with her 
own health, Wendy organized the 
regular Aerobic sessions in order to 
motivate herself — what better way 
to force oneself to keep fit than to 
make twenty other people depend on 
you for leadership? 

Wendy originally came to Ogle- 
thorpe under the impression that the 
school was too small for her ambi- 
tions. Soon, however, she realized 
that the school had much to offer. 

From her experience here, she now 
looks forward to four more years of 
graduate work. An English major 
with art and writing minors, Wendy 
served an internship with Southpoint 
Magazine, where her writing and 
leadership skills found practical ap- 

Wendy feels comfortable at 
Oglethorpe, mainly from the relaxed 
air of the campus, which she attri- 
butes to the diversity of the student 
population. This diversity helped 
Wendy to instigate the actions she 
feels are best for her future. 

Trina Cavender 
Dena Chadwick 
Teri Chmielewski 

Christine Coffin 
Michaels Collins 
Shannon Collinson 

Tom Conn 
Richard Conrad II 
Joey Cowan 

Mary Cravey 
Jennifer Crouse 
Jennifer Cushing 

Undergraduates 91 

Mary Daniels 
Dennis Davis 
Glenn Davis 

Heather Davis 

Shannon Davis 

Troy Degroff 

Carolyn Delieto 
Henry Diller 
Lisa Dinapoli 

Ulrika Engstrom 
Kerry Evert 
Jean Faasse 

92 Undergraduates 

Brad Fairchild 
Jeff Farley 
Christine Farrelly 

Trista Fink 
Jennifer Flamm 
Patricia Flanagan 

Lee Ann Fleming 
Terri Flurschutz 
Patrick Fossett 

Michele Fowler 
F.lisabeth Frambach 
Howard Furstein 

Undergraduates 93 

Andy Gardner 

David Gardner 

Samantha Garrett 

Wendy Goldberg 
Cindy Goldstein 
Daniela Gomez 

Misty Gonzales 

Jamie Gramling 

Patrick Gray 

Steven Green 

Sheila Grice 

Amanda Griffin 

94 Undergraduates 

Krissy Grods 
Suzanne Hackler 
Monica Hamm 

Rodney Drinkard 
Brett Duncan 
Smythe Duval 

"I love my fluorescent green boxer shorts!" 
exclaims Eddie Zarecor as he notices the bil- 
lions green seeping through the rip in the seam 
of his jeans. Eddie's always dressed a bit differ- 
ently, matching combat boots with shorts and 
a coat, but that doesn't stop him from helping 
out where he thinks help is needed. 

Eddie intends to use his major in political 
studies to go on to law school, eventually helping 
a non-profit organizations while supporting 
himself through teaching on the side. 

Eddie is very socially conscious, serving ac- 
tively in the Public Affairs Forum and Thalians, 
and intermittently with Amnesty International. 
This spring, Eddie started ECOS: Environmen- 
tally Concerned Oglethorpe Students, to sup- 
port local efforts at saving the environment. He 
felt the school needed an environmental group, 
since there were already groups for Pro-Choice 
and civil rights on campus. Perhaps through 
Eddie's efforts, the trees will stay as green as 
his underwear. 

A Socially Aware 

.nd Socially Conscious 

"Who says I'm too big to fit in a dryer.' 


Pictured below: Fatima Durrani 


Finding herself 

n the Sounds of Others 

Some of Fatima Durrani's fondest memo- 
ries are of the steam of her Mother's hot curry 
chicken and the cool grass of Kensington Park 
beneath her small brown feet. 

Fatima is a commuter student. She's com- 
muted all her life — from Pakistan to England 
to America. After completing high school in En- 
gland, Fatima returned to Pakistan to reexper- 
ience her native culture. There, she sounded out 
the wells of her people and religion. However, 
Fatima would like to remain in the U. S., for 
here, she sees more opportunities to develop her- 
self while helping and understanding others. 

For instance, this year Fatima held an in- 
ternship position at the Carter Presidential Cen- 
ter. There, she worked with former President 
Carter on a project to rectify flagrant abuses of 
human rights in East Timor, a small island na- 
tion in Asia. Through her participation, Fatima 
felt that she helped the people of Timor find a 
voice against their oppressors. And in that voice, 
Fatima heard a part of herself, calling out to aid 
the lives of others. 

Shane Haney 

Christina Hans 

Karl Hansen 

Vicki Hardy 
Barry Hawlcins 
Elizabeth Head 


Katrina Heath 
Chris Henderson 
Mark Hester 

Ginger Higginbotham 
Clark Hill 
Steve Hoard 

Colleen Hodgson 
Shane Hornbuckle 
Brad Howard 

Holly Howard 
Tracy Howard 
Phil Hunter 

Undergraduates 97 

Christi Jackson 

Synlhia Jackson 

Lois Jacobs 

Mattias Jansson 

Kristin Johansen 

Brent Johnson 

Dayna Johmson 

Margaret Johnson 

Christophe Jones 

Paul Kane 
Karen Kearns 
Kevin Keenan 

98 Undergraduates 

Daniel Kelley 
Howard Kesselman 
Charles Killam 

James King 
Kimberly Kirner 
Stephanie Knight 

Nicole Lampi 
Tracy Larson 
Sonja Lawson 

Cindy Leach 
Billy Lee 
Chris Lenz 

Undergraduates 99 

Chris Letsinger 

Doug Leventhal 

Tomekia Lindley 

Precious Lindsey 

Julie Lorente 

Shannyn Loges 

Looks real, doesn't it. 


Myers Brown 
aving our heritage. 

Myers Brown appears to be your 
average mild-mannered freshman. 
However, since he was fourteen, 
Myers has slipped out of his ordi- 
nary, everyday clothes into more dra- 
matic costumes. 

But no, Myers can't leap build- 
ings in a single bound, and his cos- 
tumes are not made of blue tights and 
red capes. The costumes he puts on 
come from the 1 860's — Myers regu- 
larly participates in reenactments of 
the American Civil War. He even 
had a part in the movie "North and 
South," and was present to reenact 
the battle of Gettysburg at its 
125th anniversary. Myers partici- 

pates in these mock battles even with 
his busy school schedule and involve- 
ment in [SIGMA] [ALPHA] [EPSI- 
LON], various other clubs and other 
organizations, and intramural 

Myers feels that it is important 
for Americans to remain conscious of 
the forces that shaped the nation into 
what it is today. His participation in 
these reenactments help to remind 
people of the one of the most stressful 
periods our nation has ever under- 
gone. He feels strongly that we 
should remain conscious of our heri- 

Carol Lusk 
Cheryl Luther 
Heather Madan 

Kristie Mahan 
Nikolaos Makris 
Rebecca Marasia 

Patricia Marks 
Ann Markwalter 
Christopher Martin 

Virginia Martin 
Nuki Matsuda 
Darin Mazepa 

Undergraduates 101 

David McClain 
Evette McCleskey 
Karen McCleskey 

Stephanie McCrary 

India McDonald 

Thomas McGuigan 

Scott McKelvey 

Sean McPhail 

Kevin Meaders 

Claudia Mendelsohn 

Christine Merman 

Michele Metcalf 

102 Undergraduates 

Donna Miller 
Jeane Miller 
Byron Millican 

Valerie Missry 
Karen Mitchell 
Jeannette Montgomery 

Jennifer Montgomery 
Lynn Moody 
Lance Moonshower 

Jennifer Moore 
Maria Moore 
Suzanne Moran 

Undergraduates 103 

Student Visitors 

A small group from West Germany 

They brought Berhn to us — pieces 
of The Wall they cut themselves, books, 
brochures, postcards, maps. But it was 
more than that. Berlin is more than pic- 
tures and symbols. It is about people — 
people making changes, connections. 

For almost two weeks this Spring, 
Oglethorpe students and faculty were 
given a chance to make connections with 
some of those people — thirteen students 
and two professors from the Menzel 
Oberschule in West Berlin. Leaving their 
home where differences in East and West 
are slowly being reconciled by the break- 
down of a wall, these Berliners set out to 
break down some other barriers — those 
between Germany and the U. S. 

Sure, there were obvious differences. 
The visitors spoke a language that is itself 
new to the O. U. curriculum this year, 
and even those studying German were 
left staring confusedly at the fast moving 
foreign lips. And the southern "Hi-how- 

are-you's" came across as superficial to 
the Berliners, more accustomed to greet- 
ing only a few close friends. But, with The 
Wall serving as example, these minor dif- 
ferences were successfully overcome. 

Of course, it helped that all fifteen 
spoke English fluently, and that most of 
the students were open to experiencing 
another culture. At first, though, the con- 
nection was not being made, partly be- 
cause the Berliners were away from cam- 
pus a lot, touring places few Oglethorpe 
students have seen — Coca-Cola, CNN, 
the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, and 
various colleges around Atlanta. But 
eventually they found time in their hectic 
schedule to mingle with Americans. In 
the Talmadge Room the students gave a 
presentation on the many aspects of Ber- 
lin — education, racism, and various cul- 
tures, complete with a slide show called 
"A Day in Berlin." They also presented 
Oglethorpe with a piece of The Wall in 

104 Visitors 

a modern art structure. 

Soon the Berliners were putting to- 
gether pieces of Atlanta — pizza at Fel- 
lini's, shopping at Lenox Mall, O. U. clas- 
ses and fraternity parties, and the festival 
at Little Five Points. This gave O. U. and 
Berlin students the opportunity to find 
their connection — a way to break down 
the wall. Sure, the Germans come from 
halfway around the world, and the Am- 
ericans put ten times more ice in their 
drinks, but Daniel and Isaac like rap mu- 
sic, and Dagmar wants to be an actress, 
and Tanja and Oliver like to dance, and 
Ole likes billiards, while Soerren is a 
track star and Martin plays rock 'n' roll 
guitar, and Michael likes to tell jokes, and 
Julia wants to work in an American hotel, 
Marcus likes to talk to girls, Menekse en- 
joys watching movies, and Corvin wants 
to be a commercial pilot. And they all like 

They brought us Berlin. And maybe 
it's not so different after all. 

Germans 105 

Candy Moreno 

Vince Mull 

Leonard Murphy 

Sue Murphy 

Kiersten Murray 

Jennifer Nelson 

Slacy Nelson 

Volkmar Nitz 

Cecelia O'Flinn 

Kathy Osteen 

Danielle Oxford 

Amanda Paetz 

106 Undergraduates 

Bo Pamplin 
Shital Patel 
Hina Palel 

Leigh Patrick 
Archella Pavlisko 
Jacquelyn Pearse 

Brandon Pelissero 
Jon Perry 
Chris Petty 

Stephanie Phillips 
Scott Piehl 
Rebecca Podriznik 

Undergraduates 107 

Carmen hard at work. 


Star struck 

armen Bernard aims high 

Outgoing and ambitious, sophomore Car- 
men Bernard certainly lives up to her reputa- 
tion. Carmen describes herself as "confident 
and assertive." "I always wanted to be differ- 
ent," she says. With the support of loving par- 
ents. Carmen has always reached out and ex- 

Carmen, who grew up in Orlando, Florida, 
was naturally drawn towards the magic of Dis- 
ney World with its wealth of its entertainment. 
This gave rise to her interest public relations 
work. On campus. Carmen works in the public 
relations office, where her co-workers describe 
her as invaluable, definitely doing well in the fu- 

A major turning point in her life came 
when. Carmen worked as a "peer minister" her 
senior year in Catholic high school. There, Car- 
men wrote a speech on her faith and how it 
helped her. }icv speech gained her much notori- 
ety, including an interview on a local television 
station. With her first widespread exposure to 
public attention. Carmen knew a career work- 
ing with the public was for her. 

Michael Foley 

Christophe Ponder 

Laura Prescott 

Eric Queen 

Ana Quinonc/ 

Tina Randall 


Kevin Rapier 
Kristin Reeder 
Ryan Rees 

Maryam Reid 
Joseph Reitauo 
Gloria Reynolds 

Christy Rhode 
Latanya Ridgell 
Dawn Roberts 

Niki Roberts 
Julian Robichaux 
Kysh Robinson 

Undergraduates 109 

Samatha Rocker 

Tracy Rodgers 

Christine Rohling 

David Ross 

Jason Rushman 

Margaret Rutherford 

Soren Ryland 
Cindy Samples 
Amanda Sands 

Christi Sapp 

Sanjeev Saxena 

Walt Schell 

110 Undergraduates 


A woman who sings 
ongs of Sympathy 

"Moons are magical over the 
ocean, especially after a storm, when 
the waves are big. We used to swim 
out there at night." Elizabeth Watts, 
a freshman, was raised in Savannah, 
close to the sea. Perhaps some of its 
magic worked its way into her, trans- 
forming her into the unique, caring 
individual she is today. 

Students have already been as- 
tounded by the deep, rolling feeling 
conveyed in her voice, through her 
performances at Night of the Arts, 
In "Working," and with the Univer- 
sity Singers. Music is very important 
to Elizabeth: "Music is the way I ex- 

press myself; it's my art; it's the way 
1 can touch other people, even if it's 
just in a small way." 

Elizabeth would like to help oth- 
er people. She's especially concerned 
with the homeless in Atlanta. She 
sees them on the way to Little Five 
points, holding signs, "I will work for 
food," and it concerns her. 

Elizabeth truly cares about her 
fellow man. One reason she loves the 
ocean so much is that "It brings ev- 
eryone closer together." Surely Eliz- 
abeth, with her voice and compas- 
sion, will do the same. 

David Schimmel 
Delores Schweitzer 
Christian Scott 

Eric Seay 
Robb Sellards 
Jason Sheats 


Joseph Shelton 

Hisahiro Shimizu i- 

Debbie Shreve 

Michelle Sidler 

Larisa Slaughter 

Aleah Smith 

Rob Smith 

Wendy Smith 

Shannon Southworth 

Bryan Sowell 
Valorie Spence 
Geoffrey Spiess 

112 Undergraduates 

Dana Stanley 
Anna Stott 
Mary Jane Stuart 

Sheri Studley 
Mckiera Sullivan 
Wendy Sullivan 

Stephen Summerrow 
James Tabb 
Nguashima Tardzer 

Kasya Taylor 
Cheryl Thomas 
Jonelle Thomas 

Undergraduates 113 

Matthew Thompson 

Lisa Thorton 

Arthur Tsiropoutos 

Christen Tubesing 

Amy Tuclier 

Charlton Walker 

Naomi Walker 
Sara Wallace 
John Warner 

Angela Watson 

Elizabeth Watts 

Caitlin Way 

114 Undergraduates 

Eric Weinman 
Nicole Wells 
Ronald Williams 

Sharon Williams 
Shawn Williams 
William Williams 

Michelle Williamson 
Tracy Williamson 
Julie Wilson 

Christa Winsness 
Howard Wolfson 
Jennifer Womack 

Undergraduates 115 

Samson Wong 

Tonia Wood 

Jimzhong Wu 

Davidson Wuichet 

Izumi Yamashita 

Jennifer Dyer 

Robert D'Zio 
David Elrod 

116 Undergraduates 

Undergraduates 117 

118 Oglethorpe 

1990 119 

Homecoming . . . 

The Fun did not Stop at the Game 

Homecoming 1990 began with a 
bang Saturday afternoon. February 3rd, 
with the Stormy Petrels" impressive victo- 
ry over Warren Wilson College. O. U. 
squelched the opponent's offense and 
drizzled right past its defense delivering 
an 82-54 victory for the team. Prior to the 
game and during halftime, musical enter- 
tainment was provided by local band 
"Fred and Ethel," sporting O. U.'s own 
Joe McCurdy on keyboards. 

The homecoming celebration con- 
tinued into the evening with the formal 
dance at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. 
The dance had a record turn out of 236 
students, which OS A president Nicole 
Caucci called "the best attendance of any 
formal yet." Perhaps the turnout was so 
large because of the tantalizing hors 

d'oeuvres and free wine and beer (for 
those over 21, of course) served at the 

The band "Blu" performed long into 
the night, supplying O. U. students with 
a wide range of music. Steve Hoard even 
made an appearance with his clothes on, 
singing his own "Ogle, Ogle, Oglethorpe" 
for additional entertainment. 

The night was made for dancing and 
shagging, and some good old cutting the 
carpet; unfortunately, the gardens had 
none, and many students slipped and fell 
on the slippery floor. There was even a 
busted chin and a broken jaw before the 
night was over. 

Even the injuries were not enough to 
dampen student spirit, however. The 
winding paths and arbor allowed many 

couples the opportunity for romantic e; 
cursions through the gardens. The foui 
tains provided wading pools for some ( 
the more adventurous souls, such as Pai 
Plaia and Randy Gerlick. 

The night culminated with the trad 
tional crowning of Lord and lady Ogli 
thorpe. This year's winners were Chr 
Scott and DeShawn Jenkins, represen 
ing the Oglethorpe Players. Patrick Grj 
and Shelia Grice of Alpha phi Ome^ 
were first runners up, with Ajay Chabr 
and Natalie Knowles coming in thii 
place amongst the votes collected by tl 
OSA. All in all, the night was one to r 


Homecoming 121 

Homecoming Formal 

122 Homecoming 

Formal 123 

Miss Oglethorpe 

Yet Another Talent Filled Night 

The spectators in Lupton auditori- 
um anxiously awaited the pronounce- 
ment of this year's winner of the Miss 
Oglethorpe Pageant. The show itself was 
astounding, however, as the audience was 
surprised by the range of talent and beau- 
ty offered by the pageant contestants. 

Lois Jacobs performed a wonderful 
song in sign language, Carmen Bernard 
offered her sincerest efforts in a piece 
dedicated to her parents, and Elizabeth 
Watts strummed her guitar and sang 
away. Lea Franco glittered wonderfully 
in her dance number, while Vanessa Bo- 
zeman wowed the audience with gyra- 
tions beyond belief. In addition, Sharon 
Williams performed a piano piece, and 
Angela Watts piped playfully upon her 
flute. Goldie Hedrick provided the audi- 
ence with a very well performed dramatic 

The competition also required the 
ladies to dress in evening gowns and inter- 
view with the judges. Although the talent 
competition gave the audience insight as 
to the possible winner, it was in fact still 
a mystery. 

During the intermission, while 
judges Belle Turner-Cross of the Board 
of Trustees and Dr. John Kramer deliber- 
ated the results of the show, the audience 
was entertained by the lyrical antics of 
the Smalls, a piano/guitar duo comprised 
of Leonard Seaward and Edward Wood- 
ham. After seeing how much talent these 
two possessed, many wondered why they 
hadn't been in the contest. 

When the judges returned and Beth 
Eckard, former Miss Oglethorpe an- 
nounced the winner, it came as no sur- 

Goldie Hedrick, representing the 
Black Student Caucus, won the 1 990 title 
hands down. She also received the Talent 
award for her overpowering dramatic 
reading of the anonymous poem, "Please 
Listen to What Lm Not Saying," which 
inspired the audience to look into them- 

selves and question their interactions 
with their fellow human beings. Vanessa 
Bozeman won first runner up, represent- 
ing the O. U. Dancers. 

Goldie was crowned before her baby 
daughter and her mother, to all three gen- 
erations' delight. Other contestants were 
glad for her victory. As Carmen Bernard 
of Tri Sigma commented, "She was the 
obvious choice — I'm happy she won." 

The Miss Oglethorpe Pageant, for- 
merly the Miss Yamacraw Pageant, was 
wonderfully supported by the backstage 
crew of Meyers Brown, and the famous 
Smalls, Edward Woodham and Leonard 
Seaward. Both on and off stage, the pag- 
eant was a wonderful success, loved by 

124 Miss Oglethorpe 

Miss Oglethorpe 125 

Stormy Petrels 1990 

126 Oglethorpe 

Athletic Petrels 127 







Warren Wilson 



Toccoa Falls 









La Grange 






Toccoa Falls 



Univ of the South 









Warren Wilson 









Univ of the South 



La Grange 

88-76 (of) 






72-74 (ot) 


not all games are listed due 1 

space restrictions 

Scott's Spot 

Someone still believes in the old tra- 
dition of hard work — Petrel Guard Scott 
Mall. Through hard work, Scott devel- 
oped into a very talented defensive player 
on the basketball courts of O. U. In the 
1 989-90 season, he was one of the leaders 
in defensive rebounds with over 100 re- 
bounds. Player number 20 also became 
an offensive leader for the team during 
his junior year, with his strong penetra- 
tion to the basket and his rebounding 
abilities in the guard spot he usually oc- 

Scott is a team player in all aspects 
— hardworking, consistent, and adapt- 
able, doing what needs to be done to lead 
the Petrels to victory. In his first two 
years he saw little playing time, but with 
determination, he became a starter for his 
last two seasons. He knew he had the ca- 
pability all along to play winning basket- 
ball, he said, but it was also up to himself 
alone to improve his playing game. Arriv- 
ing to practice an hour early, working out, 
and running laps before games all helped 
improve his game significantly. 

Off the court, Scott is just as 
hardworking and motivated. An account- 
ing major, Scott begins working for Ar- 
thur Anderson and Company upon grad- 
uation. When he is not studying for the 
CPA exam, Scott participates in various 

other sports, from softball to tennis. He 
is president of the Catholic Student Asso- 
ciation and a member of the Executive 
Round Table, as well as a member of the 
Oglethorpe Accounting Club. 

Scott Mall truly exemplifies the 
rewards of hard work. He sets his goals, 
whether on the courts or off, and disci- 
plines himself to reach them. His success 
is surely a measure of his high level of de- 

128 Oglethorpe 

Basketball Petrels 

The dribbling Stormy Petrels 
wrapped up the 1989-90 season with a 
record of] 5- 1 0. After a shakey start, los- 
ing the first two games of the Stormy Pe- 
trel Classic, the Petrels fought back, to 
end with a victorious season. The team 
was ranked seventh during the season in 
the NCAA Division III. The strength of 
this year's team was a balanced line-up 
of players, with aggressive guards, domi- 
nating forwards, and unyielding centers. 

Juniors Kerry Evert and Geoff 
Spiess led the Petrels in scoring, averag- 
ing 14.4 and 10.5 points per game, re- 
spectively. Graduating seniors, Todd 
Blanchard, Charles Carter, and Scott 
Mall will be greatly missed next year, for 
Blanchard, an excellent shooter with a 3 
point range, was a top defensive forward, 
averaging 10.3 points per game, while 
Carter proved to be an excellent shooting 
guard and shooter with good range, and 
Mall, an aggressive Petrel, proved to be 
one of the best defensive players, leading 
the team in rebounds with an average of 
5.0 per game. Other top scorers on the 
team were Scott Piehl, with 8.6 points per 
game, and Dave Fischer, with 8.1 

Under the direction of head coach 
Jack Berkshire, this year's team faced a 
rigorous schedule, yet pulled through, 
bringing Berkshire's winning record at 
Oglethorpe to 180-170. 

Athletic Petrels 129 


Men's Soccer 





1-2 (ot) 




La Grange 

1-3 (ot) 





0-1 (pk) 









Toccoa Falls 

1-1 (ot) 




Birm. South. 





Maryville, TN 





West Florida 





West Florida 










U. of South 





TN Temple 










Auburn (Mont) 











2-3 (ot) 


Chip's Finale 

In the 4th grade at Enderly Heights 
Elementary School, Chip Baldwin first 
discovered the game of soccer. He's been 
kicking that black and white ball ever 
since. Perhaps one of the most recogniz- 
able members of the Oglethorpe soccer 
team, in his three-year career here, he has 
played the positions of defense, midfield, 
and, in his senior year, center forward. 
He thrives on the competition and team 
camaraderie of the sport. He was almost 
prevented from playing soccer when he 
injured his foot playing another sport. 
Yet his foot healed, enabling Chip to re- 
turn to the game in good form, scoring 
five goals and making nine assists as the 
main offensive player. In the same sea- 
son. Chip was voted Captain of the team 
by his fellow players. 

Even though Chip feels that, al- 
though the Petrels' overall record was not 
that impressive in his final season playing 
for them, the team put forth a lot of effort 
and hard work. Though this year's sched- 
ule was quite strenuous. Chip assures that 
"everyone enjoyed it, especially the rides 
home." Chip was saddened by the re- 
placement of Coach Mike Hogan, for the 

coach offered him a vast knowledge of 
soccer to which he had never before been 

Most of us are familiar the strong 
kick and overall impressive performance 
of Chip on the soccer field, yet few realize 
that his enthusiasm and determination 
extend off the field as well. Chip has been 
involved in the Oglethorpe Student Asso- 
ciation for three years. He has run track 
and played basketball as well, while also 
participating in virtually every intramu- 

130 Oglethorpe 

Men's Soccer 

ral sport offered at Oglethorpe. During 
the summer. Chip teaches at the summer 
soccer camp offered for youngsters at the 
school, and he even served as a member 
of University Singers at one time. 

Chip also participates in the Ac- 
counting Club, which logically follows his 
major of Business Administration. Chip 
hopes to get a position in sales with a com- 
pany in the Southeast after graduation, 
yet he fully intends to continue active 
participation in sports. 

"Push yourself to the limit and then 
some," Chip's motto, certainly seems evi- 
dent in his performance in soccer and oth- 
er activities during his Oglethorpe career. 
But it is his involvement and lasting 
friendships formed here that have made 
his years at Oglethorpe so worthwhile. 

Athletic Petrels 131 

Soccer Petrels 

In their first varsity season, the 
women's soccer team posted an impres- 
sive 5-4 record. "We finally had a coach," 
said junior midfielder Chris Henderson, 
"So we worked really hard because we 
knew how hard we'd worked to get there." 
Less than fifty percent of the girls had 
ever played soccer before, but as the sea- 
son progressed, the girls pulled together. 
Shots by Jennifer Amerson and Carol 
Payne, assists by Jean Fraasse, and de- 
fense by Shannon Collinson and Vicki 
Pertierra, led the women to a successful 
first season. "You could tell a difference," 
said senior goalie and captain Angle 
Clem, "As each game went by, we were 
more cohesive — we worked well togeth- 

The men's team also worked hard, 
but came up empty handed. With four 
wins, twelve losses, and one tie, the guys 
just couldn't hang on. Their season was 
characterized by near misses, losing their 
first, second, fifth, and final games in 
overtime. "We played to the caliber of 
our opponents, but then we made costly 
mistakes at the last minute," said center 
forward Chip Baldwin, a senior. The 
highlight of most road trips for the team 
was a stop at Pizza Hut. 


Women's Soccer 


We will not be able to publish the Wom- 
en's Soccer team results. 

This was due to the fact that this was 
the team's first NCAA Year and results 
were not published in time for this edi- 

It is our understanding that for a first 
year team, the Lady Petrels did very 

132 Oglethorpe 

Women's Tennis 

Athletic Petrels 133 

Multi-Talented Kerensa .. 

In kindergarten she dreamed of sell- 
ing orange juice door-to-door and run- 
ning track in the Olympics. In the second 
grade she was drinking a lot of O. J. and 
out-running all the boys in P. E. Now. 
cooling down after an intense track prac- 
tice, senior Kerensa Shoemake pours her- 
self a glass of juice and dreams of becom- 
ing an Olympic coach. 

"Ten years from now, my ideal 
would be an Olympic basketball or vol- 
leyball coach," she says with a smile that 
knows how high she's setting her goal. 
But then, leaping high and making goals 
have always been Kerensa's specialties. 
Volleyball and basketball are her favorite 
sports to participate in, and spectator 
sports'? "I don't watch sports on T. V. 
much," she says. "I get bored and I want 
to play." 

And play she does. As a senior Lady 
Petrel volleyballer, Kerensa averaged 4.8 
kills per game, ranking fourth in the na- 
tion and earning first-team All-South 
honors. Although her powerful leaping 
spikes won the opposition's attention, it 
was Kerensa's teamwork, serving 88%, 
passing 94%, and digging 851 balls dur- 
ing her four-year career, that won 95 out 
of 121 matches for the Lady Petrels. Not 
bad for a girl who had never touched a 
volleyball before coming to O. U. 

Kerensa has since then become a 
valuable part of every other sport O. U. 
has to offer women — soccer, softball, 
track, and tennis, although she admits 
that tennis is the hardest sport for her to 
play. As a freshman, she turned a 
struggling "Poor Girls" intramural team 
into a dominating force in flag-football, 
basketball, track, and softball competi- 

But Kerensa is not some dumb jock. 
Far from that, with a major in history and 
a minor in secondary education, Kerensa 
sports a 3.97 GPA. She is secretary of the 
prestigious ODK honor society, as well as 
vice-president of Phi Alpha Theta, the 
history honorary, and a member of Alpha 
Chi, the highest Academic honorary. 
Why does she excel to A's in everything? 
She says, "1 get frustrated when I can't 
do something." 

Judging from her accomplishments, 

134 Oglethorpe 

one wonders if anything exists that Ki 
ensa can't do. In addition, she enjo 
playing the piano, rock-climbing, an 
most recently, teaching. She did her st 
dent-teaching at Norcross High Scho 
instructing 11th graders in AmeriC; 
History five times a day. She hopes to ' 
to graduate school in History, then on 
teach at a high school or college whd 
she can combine her athletic and ail 
demic abilities into one strategy: "We 
a team. It's not me against you. Justli 
in sports, I can draw on the chalkboa, 
all day long, but until you go out a 
practice it, you're not going to do aj 
good." And with that, Kerensa takes f, 
last gulp of orange juice, preparing less; 
plans to inspire potential winners 1 

V^oUeyball Petrels 





Trinity Baptist 


Atlanta Christian 




Toccoa Falls 


Johnson Bible, TN 




Morris Brown 
















Berea College, KY 






Morris Brown 






La Grange 












Univ. of the South 


'*** not all the games are listed due | 

to space restrictions 


Marking the end of an era, the Ogle- 
thorpe volleyball team finished the sea- 
son with 1 1 consecutive wins, giving them 
the best record in the team's history, 24- 
5. This was fitting, as seniors Kerensa 
Shoemake and Mary Jane Stuart were 
culminating four years as the dynamic 
duo who paved the way for Lady Petrel 
volleyball in the future. "Mary Jane and 
Kerensa really put us on the map," said 
coach Jim Owen. 

The combination of M. J.'s set and 
Kerensa's spike compiled 95 wins out of 
121 matches over their four years. The 
two agree that it is their friendship and 
teamwork that has brought them success. 
M. J. ended the season with an amazing 
4,31 1 assist attempts and a career assist 
total of 1,441, including over 500 assists 
as a senior. Kerensa, with 828 career 
kills, finished this season fourth in the na- 
tion with 303 kills, an average of 4.8 per 

The Lady Petrels were also aided by 
newcomer Sami Bashlor, who pounded 
225 kills for an average 3.8 per game, and 
by junior Jennifer Marine, who leads the 
team in serves, 243 out of 255, and in 
blocks, 69 in 62 games. In addition, soph- 
omore Tracy Larson's excellent digs and 
serves, as well as blocks by juniors Lee 
Ann Flemming and Wendy Smith, con- 
tributed to the team's winning season. 

The team's most memorable contest 
was their last home match against the in- 
famous University of the South. Having 
beaten them on their home court earlier 
in the season, the Lady Petrels wanted to 
prove to the over-confident Lady Tigers 
that it wasn't a fluke. They crushed them 
in the best-of-five match in the first three 
games, 15-5, 15-13, 15-6. Although this 
was the last match for seniors Mary Jane 
and Kerensa, the Lady Peterels showed 
that they're a force to be reckoned with 
in years to come. 

Athletic Petrels 135 

Track and Field 

For the first time in eight years, the 
Oglethorpe track was filled with more 
than just tall weeds. The re-entry of track 
proved quite a success, the inaugural 
women's team coming out with a 3- 1 rec- 
ord, and the men with a 2-2 effort. "The 
students responded very well to the chal- 
lenge of recreating a track team," said 
coach Bob Unger. They attended only 
two meets in their first season, both at O. 
U. In the first meet, the women beat both 
Morris Brown college (102-42) and 
Clark Atlanta (93-49). The men also 
fared well, with a close win over Morris 
Brown (72-71), and a tough loss to Clark 
Atlanta (75-68). 

O. U. battled Fort Valley State, 
Morris Brown, and Morehouse college in 
a quadrangular meet to finish off the sea- 
son. The Lady Petrels won the quad meet, 
pinning down Fort Valley 77-76 in the 
javelin competition, where three fresh- 
men, Tracy Rogers, Alicia Brumbach, 
and Lynn Moody, placed second, third. 


Track and Field 

Division II NCAA 

3 wins and 2 losses 

University Records: 

Discus- Freshman, Marty Adams 

105' 10" 

200m- Junior, Stephen Summerow 


Most Valuable Performer 

Chip Baldwin 83 pts/season 

Division II NCAA 

4 wins and 1 loss 

Most Valuable Performer 
Jean Faase 101.75 pts/season 

and fourth. The men's team beat Morris 
Brown 115-59, but lost to Fort Valley 
86'/: - 58'/2. 

The team set many O. U. records. 
Dawn Roberts lowered the 5,000 M rec- 
ord to 24:05, while Jean Faasse set the 
400 M record at 65.7 seconds. Kerensa 
Shoemake set a triple-jump record at 32 
feet, 1 1 inches. For the men's team, 
Marty Adams threw the discus to a rec- 
ord of 1 05 feet, 1 1 inches, and Steve Sum- 
merow set a 200 M record by running it 
in 22.4 seconds. 

Coach Linger was very pleased with 
the new team's performance, as individ- 
uals and as a group. "Many people think 
of track as an individual sport," he said. 
"In a sense it is, but when you see all the 
teammates cheering a relay on to the fin- 
ish, you see a great deal of team spirit in 
these individuals." 

136 Oglethorpe 

Cross Country 

The Oglethorpe cross country run- 
ners experienced a real runner's high this 
year, as they wrapped up a very success- 
ful season. The men finished with a per- 
fect regular season record of 7-0, while 
the women ended with an equally impres- 
sive record of 6-1. The running Petrels 
finished second in the Oglethorpe Invita- 
tional in October, beaten only by nation- 
ally-ranked Emory. In addition, the team 
finished tenth in both the Georgia State 
Championship and the West Georgia 
State Cross Country Invitational, and 
finished eighth in the NCAA Champion- 

According to team captain Jon Per- 
ry, this season was to be a reconstructive 
one, a season to shape the runners and 
prepare for a winning season next year. 
But the successes came this year, under 
the guidance of Coach Bob Linger. The 
team overwhelmingly feels that Coach 
Unger cares about each individual team 
member. Newcomer Dawn Roberts felt 

that this year's team was very close-knit 
and supportive, and that this feeling came 
from the coach's dedication and concern 
for the team. 

The two cross country teams are ex- 
pected to do very well next season due to 
the fact that very few members of the 
team are graduating seniors. Experi- 
enced runners coupled with a strong 
coach should produce very exciting re- 
sults not only next season but in the years 
to come. 


Cross Country 

Division II NCAA 
6 wins and losses 
Division I NCAA 
1 win and losses 

Most Valuable Runner 
Robert Canavan 

Division II NCAA 
5 wins and losses 
Division I NCAA 
wins and 1 loss 

Most Valuable Runner 
Kate Baker 

Athletic Petrels 137 


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Well not quite. More like The Russian Circus 

The Summer of 1990 was an inter- 
national party during the ten days of June 
in which the Russian Bim Bom Goodwill 
Circus lived in Traer Hall. Between 90- 
100 acrobats, trapeze artists, musicians 
and other circus performers could be seen 
working out, swimming, and generally 
wandering around the Oglethorpe cam- 
pus. The circus performers were stranded 
in Atlanta after bad management left the 
circus in a poor financial state. Many of 
the performers were some of the best in 
Russia, and had previously toured with 
the Moscow circus all over Europe, Ja- 
pan, America, and Canada. The leader 
of the circus' band had graduated from 
the Moscow Conservatory. 

The circus had now gained the spot- 

light in both local and national news, be- 
cause of their poor financial state which 
left them stranded in the United States. 
The leader of the circus soon found him- 
self being interviewed by the Atlanta 
Business Chronicle, not to mention a host 
of news agencies. During the circus' stay 
at Oglethorpe University, local news 
crews were on campus several times, fol- 
lowing the story of the circus' move from 
place to place. The students loved all the 
attention since they often found them- 
selves on the eleven o'clock news. 

One night while they were here, four 
couples went to the Russian Orthodox 
Church in Atlanta and were married. Af- 
terwards, the Traer courtyard was the 
setting for a flamboyant Russian wed- 

ding reception, complete with a mini; 
ture band to play the wedding son 
Many summer students were present 
not only witness the festivities but join 
as well. 

Oglethorpe students and staff b 
friended the lively group, as many of tl 
performers knew at least some Englis 
After the ten days, all were sad to see t) 
performers go, as they moved to a hot 
in Marietta. 

144 More Visitors 

A Russian Circus 145 


A New Tradition 

The 1st Annual 'Tetrels of Fire'' 

While Cupid busily let his arrows fly 
this February 14th, a new tradition was 
shot from the bow of Coach Bob Unger 
at noon in the Academic Quad. This new 
tradition, christened "Petrels of Fire" in 
tribute to the classic film we all know the 
music to, "Chariots Of Fire," heralded 
the arrival of the new O. U. track team. 
The O. U. tradition parallels that of the 
Cambridge University tradition explored 
in the film. In it, student runners attempt 
to circumnavigate the rectangular walk- 
way of the academic quadrangle in the 
time it takes the bells to sound twelve 

The O. U. run begins at the Western 
end of Lupton hall, proceeds past the 
eternal flame of Dr. Weltner, and returns 
past Goslin to the corner of Lupton Hall. 
Runners must completely traverse the 
distance by the ringing of the twelfth bell 
in the Lupton Tower. 

In the movie it is noted that it took 
450 years for someone to accomplish this 
feat at Cambridge University in the allot- 
ted time. Runners at this university 
would soon find out that this little run was 
not so little, and certainly not so easy. 

In our 1st Annual "Petrels of Fire" 
race, Steve Summerow of the Black Stu- 
dent Caucus led all the finishers, taking 
the cup even though he failed to complete 
the distance by the twelfth bell. Several 
others participated in the run. Lisa 
Thornton of the Women's Cross Country 
Team was tripped up in the starting rush. 

and did require medical attention. Even 
though she was unable to compete, she 
was glad to have been a part of the event. 
"I can tell my children I was in the first 
Pjstrels of Fire race," she enthusiastically 

If this new tradition carries on long 
enough, Lisa's children might be able to 
participate. Who knows . . . they might 
even break that long standing record, and 
become the first student at Oglethorpe 
and only the second in the world to run 
the distance in that short amount of time. 

Memorabilia from this from run of 
the "Petrel of Fire" will be locked away 

for ten years in the "Crypt of 1 990" whic 
was sealed on O. U. Day of this year. 
The new track team which had 
very good initial recruitment as a resu 
of this event, is expected to do fairly we 
for a first season. As a member of the f 
C. A. A. competition is expected to I 
tough. However, good coaching, an ei 
thusiastic team, and a few runs of tl 
"Petrels of Fire" should produce a wi 
ning team. 

148 Petrels of Fire 

Petrels of Fire 149 


Students Overseas 

Each summer, a number of Ogle- 
thorpe students take advantage of their 
break from academics to travel abroad, 
experiencing firsthand the culture and 
traditions of our global neighbors. This 
valuable exposure to the lifestyle of our 
fellow cultures enables us to gain under- 
standing of and tolerance for the differ- 
ences amongst the planet's peoples, an 
important aspect of our own existence as 
a nation, considering the rapidly chang- 
ing nature of world economics, politics, 
and technology. 

Mabel Lastres and John Kratt trav- 
eled together in France during the sum- 
mer of 1 989, in order to fulfill the studies 
abroad requirement of their Internation- 
al Studies majors. They studied at Cesa 
University in Avignon. Once they com- 
pleted their classes at the University, they 
travelled throughout France, Italy, and 
Switzerland. In their travels, they were 
accompanied by the son of their host fam- 
ily, who knew Europe quite well, proving 
an invaluable asset to their understand- 
ing of the cultures they encountered. Ma- 
bel said that the best part of her experience was the chance 
to meet students from all over the world, gaining exposure 
to and a greater understanding of their views. 

Nikki Roberts' traveled Europe as a birthday present. 
During the summer, she cruised the Scandanavian countries 
up into Russia. Her exposure to the people of these countries 
was invaluable. She gained much insight into the aesthetics 
and other cultural values of these peoples. While not in the 
stringent academic environment John and Mabel encoun- 
tered, Nikki felt that her exposure to the people of these na- 
tions expanded her world awareness greatly, a necessary part 
of existing into today's global culture. 

150 Student 


Travel 151 

Foreign Students 

A University of Many Cultures 

One of the recurring advantages for 
American students attending the Univer- 
sity each year is the great number of in- 
ternational students attracted to the 
Oglethorpe. This advantage works both 
ways, however, for the foreign students 
learn as much if not more than the natives 
from their immersion in the American 
culture. This year, in addition to the large 
number of Japanese students drawn to 
the school through its increased involve- 
ment in the East with sister-school Seiga- 
kuin, there are the traditional number of 
students of European origin. Among 
them are four striking blonds, three natu- 
ral and one bleached, who have greatly 
enriched and been greatly enriched by 
their stay at the University. 

Three of these blonds are strikingly 
Nordic. All of them come to the States 
through the beneficence of the Rotary 
Club. All of them have also actively par- 
ticipated in the University Singers. Ul- 
rika Engstrom comes from Hallstoham- 
mar, Sweden. She found the sunny 
weather here quite to her liking, and will 
miss it when she returns home. Mattias 
Janson also comes from Sweden, from the 
city of Norrkoping. While here, he set out 
to increase his understanding of the 
United States while helping Americans 
understand his country and the European 
political scene as well. He also discovered 
the pleasures of hiking in the Georgia 
mountains while here, as well as the plea- 
sure of "relaxation" at International Club 
events. Kristin Johanson will return to 
her home in Larvik, Norway, after her 
visit. This quiet, serious student will 
greatly miss the school, for in her classes 
she has learned so much and met so many 
interesting people. 

All three of the Scandinavian stu- 
dents felt quite comfortable in America, 
but were slightly surprised by the casual 
air taken by American students when it 

comes to studying. Usually, American 
students rely quite heavily on their par- 
ents for their educations. In their coun- 
tries, the government pays for students' 
college education, liberating them from 
dependence on their parents for support 
and setting them up for future indepen- 
dence. Therefore, these blonds are far 
from stupid, for they take studying as a 
serious part of their preparation for the 

The other blond, bottled with perox- 
ide in Turkey, is Sibel Alp. Sibel has al- 
ready studied in her native land, pursuing 
a brief interest in architecture and a more 
expansive one in American Literature. 
She came to Oglethorpe on her own 
efforts, and intends to earn a degree in 
business. She wanted to improve her En- 
glish while having the experience of trav- 
el, so she came to Oglethorpe. Here, Sibel 
feels she experienced a great deal of cul- 
ture from the wide variety of students at 
the university, American and foreign. 

When she leaves, she will miss all of 
her friends, as well as the personal free- 
dom she has here as an independent fe- 
male that her culture does not permit. 
She does not want to portray Turkey as 
a nation in the Dark Ages, however: she 
would like Americans and other peoples 
as well to realize that Turkey is now a vi- 
tal part of the modern industrialized 

Hopefully, Sibel and Mattias suc- 
ceeded in their goals to increase cultural 
understanding during this year. Only 
through interaction on such a personal in- 
teraction as living together on a college 
campus can cultures truly begin to under- 
stand each other and the benefits they 
have to offer. This kind of interaction is 
the key to bringing a friendlier world at- 
mosphere into being. 

152 Foreign 

Students 153 

Fall Rush 89 . . . 

154 Greeks 

Greeks 155 

Greek Week 

The SAE/Chi Phi Streak 
ended by KA 

Final Results: 

Kappa Alpha #1 
Chi Phi #2 
S. A. E. #3 
Delta Sig. #4 

w w 

156 Greeks 

Greek Week 157 


At the beginning of last Spring, the 
Greeks were given a proposal for new 
Greek housing facilities. 

The Greek reaction was less than 
positive, .\fter a long debate very little 
had been accomplished. Over the sum- 
mer of that year, the Greeks formed a 
Greek Housing Committee, co-chaired 
by James Maroita and Chris Lenz. The 
committee consisted of one representa- 
tive from each sorority and fraternity, 
and the IFC President and the Panhellen- 
ic President. During the three meetings 
held over the summer, the committee for- 
mulated plans for the ixpe of Greek Row 
that would be most suitable to the school 
and to the Greeks. The committee w anted 
to cover every passible detail in an effort 
lo show the Administration as w ell as the 
Greeks that our proposal would be the 
best of both worlds. The first thing to do 

w as to pick a location. The committee felt 
that behind the intramural field w as the 
best spot, although the Administration 
later came up with another location. Next 
w as the t\pe of house. We decided early 
on that all the houses should look the 
same so no organization w ould be favored 
over the other. 

The committee asked an architect to 
draw plans for a house about 2000 square 
feet in size. The houses would be two 
floors, with the lower floor for meetings 
and social functions, and the upper floor 
for residents. 

Just as the prop<Kal was to be an- 
noimced. the school alerted the Greeks 
that the Greek houses on Lanier Drive 
were for sale. Chi Omega, Sigma Sigma 
Sigma. Delta Sigma Phi and Kappa -Al- 
pha will all have to move out by May 
1990. The conmiittee decided to step up 

the pace, and shortly afterw ard met with 
the Administration to discuss the new- 
housing. So far. it has been proposed that 
four houses will be built for the Greeks 
on Lanier Drive, residency will be limited 
to four people and the houses would be 
built behind the field house facing tow ard 
campus. The Administration is happy 
with the progress of the committee. The 
prospect for a new Greek Row is not far 





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Greek X-mas 159 


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160 Greeks 

CKi Omega 161 


"Many different personalities 
make up the spirit of Tri Sigma. I'm 
often amazed when I look around and 
see exactly how different all of our sis- 
ters are. But even though we are diverse 
in many ways, we all have one thing in 
common — our sisterhood. The bond 
of sisterhood ties us together, but it's 
the diversity and mutual understand- 
ing of each other that makes us strong." 

— Joselyn Butler 



Sigma Sigma Sigma 163 

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The diversity of the Chi Phi 
brothers make our fraternity the most 
respected and well received on the 
Oglethorpe campus. Since the found- 
ing of the Rho Delta Chapter in 1969. 
the brothers have been pursuing truth, 
friendship, and personal integrity. In 
closing. Chi Phi rules. 

— Anonvmous 

164 Greeks 

Chi Phi 165 

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"Delta Sigma Phi, Alpha Nu is 
neither a club nor an organization, but 
a tight-knit group of men bound by 
friendship, loyalty, and honor. What 
would I do without my fraternity 
brothers'? They act as everything from 
my personal doctors and lawyers to my 
mechanics and therapists, as every 
brother knows (or at least thinks he 
knows) a little bit about everything. 
And although I can never be sure of the 
validity of my brothers" advice, the one 
thing I can be sure of is the brotherhood 
and love that exists within the walls of 
the Delta Sigma Phi house." 

— Howard Furstein 


166 Greeks 

Delta Sigma Phi 167 

K A 

The Beta Nu Chapter of the 
Kappa Alpha Order is proud of the pro- 
gress we have made over the last few 
years. We look to our future here at 
Oglethorpe in hopes of not only keeping 
with old traditions, but also blazing 
trails for which we will be thanked and 
remembered. Let us not forget our mot- 
to; Dien et les Dames (God and Wom- 
en), and the honor and respect due to 

— Joseph Shelton 

168 Greeks 

Kappa Alpha 169 


S A E 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon has faced 
many challenges locally and nation- 
ally. This past year was very exciting 
for the Georgia Eta Chapter. It began 
with numerous national awards includ- 
ing Most Improved Chapter and Most 
Improved Scholarship. The chapter 
continued by sponsoring the best rush 
on campus, which led to the best pledge 
class on campus. 

The chapter now faces the chal- 
lenge of securing its future. Since many 
of its members are about to graduate 
in 1991, it must search harder than 
ever to find the best leaders on campus. 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon has always and 
will always prove its leadership in 
Greek life. 

— James Marotta 


170 Greeks 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 171 

Alpha Phi Omega 

Front Row-Adrienne Percival, Mike Foley, 2nd 
Row- Britt Landrum, Scott Lutz, Debbie Swyck, 
Sherry Wilson, Tracy Larson, Dr. Moore, Dr. 
Tucker, Tim Richardson, Margaret Rutherford 
3rd Row- Chris Jones, Valerie Missry, Chris 
Bray, Lalanya Ridgell, Ken Wells, Elizabeth 
Parks, Stephanie Knight, Lois Jacobs, Scarlett 
Hawkins, Lisa Eady, Lauri Driscoll, Lyn Gaston 
4th Row- Robert Bowen, Jim Gleeson, Neil At- 
kins, John Warner, Kevin Rapier, Tom Conn, 
Jennifer Flamm, Pasquala DeLucia, Linda Al- 
leman. On Stairs- Simon Wong, Jason Best, 
Joey Tomberlin, Patrick Connor, Tina Randall, 
Sheila Grice, Katrina Heath. Michelle William- 
son, Patrick Gray, Willy Williams, Shannon Sou- 
thworth, Angela Watson, Steve Summerow, 
Sean McPhail, Holly Howard, James Ashworth, 
Brent Johnson, Kristi McCowan, Aleah Smith 

Alpha Psi Omega 

John Baker 
Tim Richardson 

Amnesty International 

Rachel Fowler 

Gloria Brown 

Maria Moore 

Kevin Meechan 

Jennifer Dubose 

Sergio Mendez 

172 Oglethorpe 


Black Student Caucus 

Joy Jackson 
Stephanie Stanley 
Kysh Robinson 
Naomi Walker 
Stephen Summerow 
Johnny Jordan 
Kym Ford 
Steven Green 
Maryam Reid 
LaTanya RIdgell 
Tina Crawford 
LaDonna Barros 
Goldie Hedrick 
Katie Hedrick 
Dr. Bohart 

Bomb Shelter 

Tim Richardson 

Squid Monster 

Lisa Eady 

Bryan Sowell 

Tom Conn 

Organizations 173 


Christen Tubesing 

Richard Boggs 

Elizabeth Parks 

Kevin Rapier 

Ulrika Engstrom 

David Ross 

Kristie Mahan 

Matias Jansson 

Stephanie Phillips 

Ron Bennett 

Angela Watson 

College Democrats 

Caitlin Way 
Jennifer Dubose 
Alan Taylor 
Naomi Walker 

College Republicans 

Amanda Paetz 

Krissy Grods 

Billy Lee 

Chris Martin 

Shane Haney 

Phil Hunter 

Myers Brown 

174 Oglethorpe 

Cycling Club 

Will Corum 
Walt Bolton 
Bill Flammer 
Dave Wulchet 

Dance Club 

Danlele Gomez 

Nicole Wells 

Claudiz Mendel 

Cindy Gates 

Ten Chmielewski 

Vanessa Bozeman 

Organizations 175 

University Singers 


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Debbie Atwell 

Lisa Lavi/ley 

Sherri Stubley 

Nancy Tuttle 

Lois Jacobs 

Stacy Nelson 

Lisa Eady 

Peggy Barrington 

Ulnka Engstrom 

Kevin Rapier 

Arthur Tsiropoulos 

Sharon Williams 

Jason Best 

Knox Burnett 

Elizabeth Parks 

Lori Toler 

Matias Jansson 

James Penson 

Ron Bennett 

David Ross 

Vince Mul 

Angela Watson 

Stephanie Phillips 

Amy Tucker 

176 Oglethorpe 

University Singers' Events 

Oct. 22 Peachtree Christian Church 

Oct. 22 Carter Presidential Center 

Dec. 1 Boar's Head Ceremony 

Dec. 3 First United Methodist 

Jan. 31 Univ. Center Faculty Council 

Mar. 4 Druid Hills Baptist Church 

Apr. 1 St. James United Meth. Chrch 

Apr. 20 High School Tour 

Apr. 27 Spring Concert 

David Gardner 

Lisa Bailey 

Elizabeth Watts 

Richard Boggs 

Jon Gundlach 

Linda Allemand 

Debbie Balms 

Leigh Patrick 

Margaret Rutherford 

Britt Landrum 

Amanda Griffin 

Christen Tubesing 

Jackie Pearse 

Jamie DiGiovine 

Lauri Driskell 

Dr. Ray 

Organizations 177 

English Club 

Alan Taylor 

Tracey Walden 

Mathew Thompson 

Stephanie Phillips 

Chris Scott 

Michele Sidler 

Wendy Kurant 

Dr. Weiss 

John Baker 

178 Oglethorpe 

French Club 

International Club 

Janelle Thomas 

Masako HIguchi 

Lucia Wong 

Izumi Yamashita 

Steve Mandel 

Matthew Thompson 

Kristin Johanson 

Kimberiy Klrner 

Nacho Arrizabalaga 

Christian Fellozvship 

Robert Bowen 
Tom Conn 
Jason Best 
Sean McPhail 
Micheal Poley 
James Ashworth 
Britt Landrum 
Tracy Larson 
Kristi McCowan 
Simon Wong 
Stephanie Knight 
Adrlenne Percival 
Brent Johnson 
James Bond 
Larlsa Slaughter 
Lisa Eady 

Organizations 179 

Phi Alpha Theta 

Mabel Lastres 
Melissa Podrlznik 

Politics, Pre-Law Assoc. 

Jason Best 
Myers Brown 
Joe Shelton 
Rob Smith 
Melissa Podrlznik 
Mabel Lastres 
Krissy Grods 
Naomi Walker 

Pre-Medical Association 

Dr. Schadler 

DeWayne Clark 

Sinae Choi 

Lissa Jackson 

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Chris Henderson 

Psychology-Sociology Club 

Adrienne Percival 

Willie Williams 

Pasquella Lucia 

Wayne Brooks 

Michelle Rosen 

Residence Hall Council 

Charleton Walker 
Nacho Arrizabalaga 
Jennifer Montgomery 
Denise Allen 
Jennifer Allen 

Organizations 181 

Sigma Tan Delta 

Dr. Clark 

Alan Taylor 

Michelle Sidler 

Amanda Paetz 

Stage Band 

Michael Foley 
Sean McPhail 

182 Oglethorpe 

Public Affairs Forum Established 

In the Spring of 1988, Jennifer Du- 
bose and Nick Mokvis noticed the lack 
of debate over controversial issues on the 
campus. They decided to rectify the situ- 
ation, so they formed the Public Affairs 
Forum, merging two other clubs, the 
Open political Thought society and 
World affairs, in the process. Through 
the merger, Jennifer felt they could offer 
more to students than either group could 
independently offer. "There wasn't 
enough political discussion on campus," 
claimed Jennifer. Securing Dr. Orme as 
their advisor, Jennifer and Nick struc- 
tured the forum to provide a comprehen- 
sive discussion of public issues that con- 
:ern everyone. 

Discussions have ranged a spectrum 
3f issues, world affairs, foreign politics, 
md social issues. Among the most memo- 
rable and satisfying meetings for Jennifer 
was the debate she organized between 
Pat Swindell and Pat Jones, opposing 
party members running for the House of 
Representatives. This offered the student 
body more exposure to the political race 
ind encouraged them to become in- 
volved. The most popular topic to date 
ivas Dr. Dick's discussion on "Youth Sub- 
cultures on College Campuses." 

Jennifer feels it is essential to be- 
come involved in groups such as this Pub- 
ic Affairs, to help individuals see more 
han one side of an issue. "It is easy to 
lave your own viewpoint yet not examine 
t," she says. When presented with anoth- 
!r, one is forced to examine his own point 
if view and redefine it, synthesizing a 
lew view out of the conflicting argu- 
nents. The Forum provides an invaluable 
id in increasing student awareness in 
ihis manner. 

Public Affairs Forum 183 

GINUS Expands in its Second Year 

For the second year of its existence, 
the Oglethorpe chapter of GINUS 
helped further an understanding of Is- 
rael's culture and politics. GINUS, the 
Georgia Israel Network of University 
Students, helps brings individuals togeth- 
er, regardless of religion or political be- 
liefs, to promote world awareness. The 
Organization was formed when Michelle 
Rosen met with student leaders from 
Emory, the University of Georgia, and 
Georgia Tech, to write up the by-laws 
and gather signatures of support for an 
Israel oriented organization to officially 
come into being. 

GINUS attracts various political 
and cultural experts on Israel to colleges 
in the Atlanta area. Johnathan Feldstein, 
an important figure in the politics of the 
Soviet Jewery and winner of the NBC 
Person of the Week award, came to speak 
at Oglethorpe. Oglethorpe's GINUS hos- 
ted a bagel brunch to welcome this in- 
credible speaker, who told of his experi- 
ences with the many Soviet Jews desper- 
ate to immigrate to the U. S. or Israel. 

The Israeli consulate to Georgia also 
came to speak at the school on relations 
between Israel and the Arab states. Other 
lectures included representatives from 
the major lobbying group in Washington 
for Israeli relations, AIPAC, offering 
further enlightenment as to the state of 
affairs in the mid-East. 

GINUS members also had the expe- 
rience of witnessing AIPAC lobbying 
procedures first hand at the annual AI- 
PAC conference in Washington, D. C. 
Michelle Rosen, Krissy Grods, Mabel 
Lastres, Phil Hunter, and Shane Haney 
joined hundreds of students from all over 
the country at the conference. There, 
these students were able to meet their 
state senators and express their concern 
for Israeli politics. Through activities 
such as this, GINUS provides yet one 
more invaluable opportunity for students 
to learn about the world in which they 

184 GINUS 

Student Education Assoc. 

Dr. Moore 
Betsy Hopper 
Sherry Sing 
Karen Bryant 
Vickie Scott 
Patricia Quinonez 
Lisa Graves 

University Senate 

Scott Beaver 

Misha Barnes 

Leslie Admas 

Scott McKelvey 

Joselyn Butler 

Chip Baldw/in 

Julian Robichaux 

Debbie Fitzgerald 

Randy Greer 

Shane Hornbuckle 

Doug Leventhal 

Sami Garrett 

Kent Bailey 

Joey Cowan 

Beth Eckard 

Organizations 185 

Yamacraw- The People 

Traditionally Speaking 

Publishing Representative, Mary Kay 

In this the 59th volume of the Yama- Kimmet, for the help it took to make this 
era u- "Tradition" was the main emphasis, edition a success. We wish the best to fu- 
It was a natural choice as we Oglethor- ture staffs. We also call on the Adminis- 

pians are constantly surrounded by tradi- 
tions. Also, this year was marked by rev- 
olutions around the world. The move was 
clearly against many traditions particu- 
larly in the East. France was celebrating 
its 100th anniversary of their revolution. 
China suffered through Tiennamen. 
Abortion took a domestic battleground. 
Similarly, the annual had many marks of 
tradition, but many facets directly in con- 
tradiction to old ways. The cover is highly 
traditional in color and style. The type- 
setting was also very conservative. Sen- 
iors were returned to black and white. 
■Anti-traditionally, virtually no captions 
are present. We wanted to let the pictures 
speak for themselves, just as people want 
to speak for themselves. We also made all 
articles anonymous so that no writer 
would feel restricted to say what they 
wished. All in all we are proud of the re- 

We owe alot to the best Yamacraw 
staff ever. Troy DeGroff and Charles 
Sutlief are to be singled out for their in- 
credible contributions. This is not one 
person's effort, but it is rather the com- 
bined effort of many. On a project this 
size, no one person could or should do il 
alone. While we did not always meet our 
deadlines (did we ever???) we are sure 
the work is top quality. For the record the 
book is supposed to come out in Septem- 
ber of each year, and this edition will (or 
has since you're reading it). 

When we (Jim and Krissy) became 
co-editors for the book, we knew there 
would be alot of hard work. However, the 
additional work of another book (last 
years) was a surprise. Yet after several 
weeks and many long nights we amazing- 
ly completed volume 58. While it was 
clearly not a reflection of our best efforts 
it was rewarding for us to prevent the loss 
of that year's edition. 

We (Krissy and Jim) would like to 
thank our Advisor, Ken Stark and our 

tration to increase the budget for future 
years to improve the quality of the annu- 

186 Yamacraw 

Editor -in- Chief 

James D. Marotta Jr. 
Krissy Grods 


Managing Editor 

Charles Sutlief 

Copy Editor 

Troy DeGroff 

Photography Editor 

Lisa Frambach 

Layout Editor 

Charles Sutlief 

Class Editor 

LaTanya Ridgell 

Organizations Editor 

Thad Hall 

Advertisements Editor 

Billy Lee 


The following people have contributed some 

writing, photography, layout, or section work. 

D. Scott Beaver 

Joselyn Butler 

Beth Head 

Chris Henderson 

Michele Sidler 

Wendy Smith 

Bryan Sowell 

Julie Turner 

John Wuichet 

Advisor & Publisher 


Kenneth B. Stark, Jr. 

Executive Director of University 



Mary Kay Kimmet, Rep. 

Yamacraw 187 

The Stormy Petrel 

The Stormy Petrel has just complet- 
ed its sixty-fifth year of circulation. In 
that time many changes have taken place 
both technologically and journalistically. 
Technological advances include the 
addition of a full computer set up. The 
computer has the PageMaker software 
which enables the Petrel to do all layouts 
and copy directly. It is among the most 
advanced desk-top publishing software. 
With the addition of the computer, the 
Stormy Petrel has more money and time 
to devote to improving the quality of the 
paper as well as adding more issues in the 
year. In fact, this year has seen the largest 
number of issues printed in one year. A 
new Petrel is seen almost every week. 

Journalism has also improved in the 
recent times. Although some of this ad- 
vance can be attributed to the computer, 
much more of it relies the excellence of 
the staff. The issues that have surfaced 
in the past year such as; Abortion, sale 
of property on Lanier Drive, Greek Hous- 
ing, the death of Professor Leo Bilancio, 
Maintenace Problems, and Stormy 
Pravda, have provided a great deal of ma- 
terial for the Petrel staff. Coverage of 
these topics has been extensive and top 
quality, especially in highly controversial 

And yet, the Petrel is not for the seri- 
ous readers only. Indeed, many students 
enjoy reading the Calvin and Hobbes 
comics, the Around Campus columns 
(which usually bring a laugh), and the 
addition of the famous Petrel Personals. 

The Stormy Petrel appears to be get- 
ting a head start in its approach to the un- 
iversity's planned expansion. The success 
from this year is sure to spread to future 

188 Oglethorpe 

Petrel Staff 

Ed,tor-in-Chief Renita Rocker 

Production Editor Delores Schweitzer 

Organizations Editor Beth Eckard 

^^*^ Editor Julian Robichaux 

2^^^ Mo^etz Editorials Editor 

Sports Editor j^^ McCurdy 

Arts and Features Ed Nguashima Tardzer 

Photography Editor Nikki Lampi 

•^"Py Editor Matthew Shepherd 

Advertising Editor LaDonna Barros 

Business Manager David Elrod 

^f :^°^ Dr. Bill Brightman 

^^^'^°'' Randy Smith 

Staff: Marsha Brittain, Ginevra, Brummett, Heath- 
er Davis, Robert Drake, Pat Fossett, Michele Fow- 
ler, Cindy Goldstein, Scarlett Hawkins, Jennifer 
Lewis. Mack McDonald, Jennifer Moore, Kiersten 
Murray, Shelly Porter. Gloria Reynolds, Kelly 
Rubben, Sanjeev Saxena, James A. Tabb, Naomi 
Walker, and John Wuichet 

Stormy Petrel 189 

Class of 1990 

Graduation in the Academic Quad 

The time was 8:30am, and the sky 
looked gray as if it were going to rain all 
day. The seniors about to become alumni, 
started to gather in the academic quad. 
They wondered if their ceremony was 
about to be pushed inside the Dorough 
Field House. Fortunately, good luck and 
the determination of one man prevented 
that move from taking place. Provost An- 
thony Caprio wanted to have the ceremo- 
nies outside in the quad as much as the 
seniors. Fate would take over, by letting 
the sun break through as the commence- 
ment took place. 

For the first time in many years, 
graduation took place in the academic 
quad opposite Lowry Hall and the Eter- 
nal Flame. The class had the good fortune 
of having Andrew Young give the key 
note address. Speech was matched with 
beautiful song. Yuko Nisimura, wife of 
Professor Nisimura, wonderfully per- 
formed the Exsultate, Jubilate by Mo- 

On this day 134 men and women re- 
ceived their bachelors degree. 14 women 
received the Masters of Arts for their 

studies in Education. 

However, the day also brought hon- 
ors to three distinguished professors. 
Charlton H. Jones, Professor of Business 
Administration; J. Brien Key, Professor 
of History; and Louise M. Valine, Profes- 
sor of Education; were all granted emeri- 
tus status. Each professor has been with 
Oglethorpe for over a decade, and each 
have greatly contributed to the schools 
national recognition for outstanding edu- 
cation. The students of Oglethorpe will 
surely miss their wisdom, but do indeed 
wish them the best in their retirement. 

Today is not a day of ending, but of 
Commencement and for the 148 new- 
alumni, the world is 
just beginning. 
Many will go im- 
mediately into 
their life long ca- 
reer, while others 
will continue to 
prepare for it b\ 
further education. 
In either case, the 
day marks the be- 

ginning of something new for everyone. 
The ceremonies ended, and the sui 
held out for a little longer, so that all mai 
enjoy the happiness of the moment. B;:' 
1:00pm everyone had left the academic 
quad, to go on to celebratory lunches an( 
dinners. The clouds returned to th' 
grounds to lay more rain on this ceremo 
nial ground. Was it to begin the growtl 
of some new flower on this fine Sprini 

190 Graduation 

Andrew Young 

Commencement Speaker 

Andrew Young had quite a bit to do 
on this rainy morning, Sunday, May 
13th. He was breaking from his cam- 
paign trail both Olympic and gubernato- 
rial, and about to proceed to yet another 
commencement ceremony that same day. 
Oglethorpe and the class was indeed very 
fortunate to have such a renowned indi- 
vidual come to speak. 

Andrew Young was most recently 
the Mayor of Atlanta. He retired at the 
end of his term to seek the governorship 
of Georgia. Prior to his mayoral duties, 
Mr. Young served as Ambassador to the 
United Nations under President Jimmy 
Carter. During that time he earned 
world-wide respect for his diplomatic 
iabilities and leadership. This subsequent- 
ly to his election as Mayor of Atlanta, a 
browing international city. During his 
ierm in office he began courting the In- 
|;ernational Olympic Committee to allow 

Atlanta to host the 
1996 Summer 
Olympics. Due to 
his efforts, many expect Atlanta to cap- 
ture the 1996 torch. However, Andrew 
Young is also known and regarded highly 
for his Civil Rights work. He has served 
by the side of Martin Luther King while 
at the same time working very hard to es- 
tablish equality in Georgia and the nation 
as a whole. With his many hours, days, 
months and years of humanities work at 
home and abroad, it is no great surprise 
that Oglethorpe University awarded Mr. 
Young the Honorary Doctorate of Hu- 
mane Letters. 

Traditionally, one would relate the 
highlights of Andrew Young's speech. 
However, each person had their own 
thoughts of the highlights of his speech. 
The writer here is no exception. There- 
fore, anti-tradionally speaking, it will be 
up to the reader to remember his words. 
Those words that are remembered were 
most important to the reader, weren't 

they? Let it be said that the speech was 
excellent, and above all memorable. 

Class of 1990 191 

Class of 1990 

From a Graduate's Perspective 

Life after Oglethorpe is the first, 
middle and last thing on every students 
mind. After all, the reason most people 
go to college is to get a good paying job. 
There are the occasional exceptions to the 
rule. Those people actually went to col- 
lege to learn about what interests them 
most. I was not an exception. 

Ironically, it is becoming more and 
more necessary to get a masters degree. 
Those who settle for a bachelors in just 
about any field tend to do worse than 
those with a masters. By now someone is 
asking, "What's the point?" Very simple, 
I would venture to guess that most of my 
class is having a difficult time getting a 
"real job." It is also not particularly easy 
to get into the graduate school or pro- 
gram of choice. Oglethorpe provides one 
of the best educations in the Southeast, 
yet it provides one of the worst placement 
programs. This is the point; life after 
Oglethorpe is more difficult than life af- 
ter many other universities. 

For the record, the writer of this arti- 
cle, who shall remain anonymous, has a 
very good job but without any university 
placement. 1 went back and read many 
admissions brochures from schools 
around the nation. Most if not all had 
stressed placement as much as education. 
Smart institutions have realized a few es- 
sential points that are largely economi- 
cally motivated. First, the school lives 
and dies by the alumni donations. Sec- 
ond, good schools will naturally produce 
good financially secure alumni. Third, 
good schools have complete membership 

Every collegiate institution realizes 
one basic point, "No alumni donations, 
no money, no business, no school." There- 
fore, every good school works on all areas 
that will naturally enhance endowment 
without sacrificing the institution's basic 
principles. Smaller and private organiza- 
tions need to pay particular attention to 
endowment influences. 

The good schools will naturally pro- 
duce financially secure alumni capable of 

192 Graduation 

reasonably sized donations. They will 
seek to provide the best faculty to make 
their students the most knowledgeable 
and best qualified for a good occupation. 
Secondly, they try to provide a communi- 
ty life that will encourage participation 
in university life. This has the benefit of 
producing outgoing energetic alumni who 
will excel in their fields as well as enhanc- 
ing school spirit and unity. If the student 
has positive memories of a spirited college 
life, that makes him feel like he is a per- 
manent or lifelong member of the com- 
munity, then that future alumni is more 
likely to donate than the person who re- 
members only the apathetic life found in 
his school. Lastly, the good institution 
will seek to place its recent graduates in 
the best possible position, be it in a mast- 
ers program or entry-level management 
in a corporation. This has the benefit of 
developing the largest possible percent- 
age of financially secure, happy, alumni. 
According to American Express, 

"Membership has its privileges." Not all 
credit cards are the same. Not all colle- 
giate institutions are the same. American 
Express tries to provide complete custom- 
er care. Similarly, schools like Emory try 
to provide complete student care. Ogle- 
thorpe University unfortunately does not. 
And before someone runs to hide behind 
the statistic that our school is too small 
to do what Emory does, one should look 
at the many missed opportunities. 

It should not be necessary to cite spe- 
cifics. However, a little light could be 
beneficial. Placement is far below accept- 
able standards. School assisted programs 
such as the arts, publications, and athlet- 
ics are virtually nonexistent. Apathy is at 
an all-time high. More and more people 
are transferring to other schools. Excel- 
lent faculty members are slipping out of 
the school in one's, two's and three's. 

The cause is the lack of privileges in 
the membership plan. A good plan in- 
cludes active administrative involvement 
means time, money, and participation. 
All three elements are currently missing 
in the O.U. plan, which is due to the pres- 
ent philosophy which calls on the mem- 
bers to make something out of nothing. 
One case is the girls soccer team being re- 
quired to purchase much of its own equip- 
ment. Most schools offer the privilege of 

subsidized equipment. Similar problems 
can be found in all facets of this institu- 
tion. The time has come for the adminis- 
tration to get involved, or the members 
are going to continue to seek a change. 

The Administration needs to ad- 
dress these matters quickly. It is a crisis. 
Dr. Stanton needs to take a full hands on 
approach. The problems come largely 
from bad money management. It cannot 
possibly be wise to build more dorms 
when the current dorms are not full now. 
The money needs to be directed into fac- 
ulty salaries, school programs (like the 
ones mention before), and most impor- 
tantly placement. Student are leaving for 
one reason only, they do not see a return 
on their monetary investment. In brutally 
simple (what I call Bruce Hetherington) 
terms, the demand for the Oglethorpe 
product is declining fast. Why should any 
student or parent invest $11,000 here 
when it might buy a better collegiate ex- 
perience and a better job somewhere 

My hope is not to anger the adminis- 
tration, but rather, it is to help the univer- 
sity I came to four years ago, and be able 
to proudly return to it many years down 
the road. 


194 Graduation 

Class of 1990 195 

196 Spring 

Break 197 

O. U. Players 

Continue to Perform Through the Changes 

• • • 

The Oglethorpe Players had an ex- 
cellent year this year despite numerous 
changes in directors. Putting on three 
shows in all, "Dracula" in the fall and 
"Working" and "Snow White" in the 
Spring, they came through with exciting 
and entertaining performances. 

Roger Mays, the director for the 
Fall production of "Dracula," left mid- 
way through the rehearsals for the musi- 
cal "Working." Mark Henry came onto 
the scene to finish up that number, then 
player alumnus now-turned-administra- 
tor Darryl Wade assembled the chil- 
dren's production of "Snow White." 

The Fall feature featured junior 
Brad Fairchild in the title role of the un- 
dead prince, with Debbie Mix as in the 
delightfully corruptible role of Lucy. By- 
ron Millican made a superb Renfield, 
Dracula's insane servant, while Wendy 
Goldberg acted out the surprising sex- 
changed role of Dr. Von Helsing. The rest 
of the cast did delightfully well in bring- 
ing this Goth classic to the Oglethorpe 
stage. Especially chilling was the final 
hunt scene, where cast members came 
through the audience to act out the pas- 

sage down into the Count's secret crypt. 

"Working," based on the book by 
Studs Turkel, featured a montage of 
monologues and songs by various mem- 
bers of the working class of America. 
Kevin Keenan was the construction work- 
er whose commentary held the piece to- 
gether. Sheri Studley was the tragic 
housewife, Jeanne Miller the prostitute, 
Chris Scott the psychotic hippie copyboy. 
Pasq Delucia made an excellent trucker, 
while Elizabeth Parks was the most artful 
waitress ever to grace a stage. 

In "Snow White," Lupton auditori- 
um was transformed with green outdoor 
carpeting and painted rags into the En- 
chanted Forest. Kim Skinner made a dar- 
ling Snow White, and Sherry Wilson was 
the best Dopey since Disney. Adrienne 
Percival made an imposing Doc, and 
Naomi Walker was appropriately Bash- 
ful. Especially funny was the "rap" spell 
scene, with Byron Millican as the jam- 
ming Mirror and Deshawn Jenkins as 
dizzy DJ Witch Hex. 

All in all the Players did a wonderful 

198 Arts & Entertainment 














O.U. Players 199 


Adams, Alice 72 

Adams, Marty 136, 137 

Adamson, Tisha 86 

Adams, Leslie 37, 72, 185 

Alexander, Jennifer 86 

Allemand, Linda 172, 177 

Allen, Denise 86, 181 

Allen, Jennifer 86. 181 

Allen, Leia 86 

Allen, Shandi 86 

Alp, Sibel 152 

Amerson, Jennifer 72. 132. 133 

Anderson, Lane 25 

Arango, Sandra 72 

Arrizabalaga, Nacho 179, 181 

Ashworth, James 172, 179 

Atkins, Neil 172 

Atwell, Debbie 176, 197 


Bailey, Kent 185 

Bailey, Lisa 87, 177. 197 

Baker, John 35, 37, 172, 178 

Baker, Kate 87, 137 

Baldwin, Chip 72, 130, 132, 133, 136, 185 

Ballar, Chris 87 

Balms, Debbie 87, 177 

Bara III, Stanley 87 

Barnes, Misha 185 

Barrington, Peggy 87, 176 

Barros, Clifford 87 

Barros, LaDonna 72, 173, 189 

Beall, Hoist 73 

Beall, James 87 

Beaver, D. Scott 73, 185, 187 

Beck, Holly 87 

Beelaert, Amy 87 

Bell, Amy 87 

Bell, Leah 87 

Bennett , Fran 73 

Bennett, Ron 174, 176 

Benson, Robin 88. 197 

Bentley, Shannon 88 

Berkshire, Jack 129 

Bernard, Carmen 88, 108, 124 

Best, Jason 88, 172, 176, 179, 180 

Betts, Claire 88 

Bilancio, Leo & Dorothy 3 

Blanchard, Todd 129 

Blumenthal, Robert 26, 197 

Boan, T. Keith 88 

Boggs, Richard 88, 174, 177 

Bohart, Dr. 173 

Bolin, Bradley 88 

Bolster, Laurabeth 88 

Bolton, Walter 88, 175 

Bond, James 179 

Bowen, Robert 37, 73, 172, 173, 179 

Bozeman, Samatha 88 

Bozeman, Vanessa 124, 175. 197 

Brady, Alford Tim 73 

Bray, Chris 172 

Brightman, William 26, 80, 189 

Brittain, Marsha 73, 189 

Broitman, Henry 35, 37 

Brooks, Wayne 181 

Brown , Myers 100, 124 

Brown, Gloria 172 

Brown, Myers 174, 180 

Brumbach, Alicia 136, 137 

Bryant, Karen 185 

Burnett, Knox 90, 176 

Butler, Joselyn 37, 162. 185, 187 


Calloway, Lynn 90 

Canavan, Robert 137 

Canney, Erin 90 

Cantrell, Bobby 90 

Caprio, Anthony S. 23, 47 

Carlisle, Ronald 26 

Carol, Lisa 90 

Carter, Charles 74, 129 

Carter, Judith 26 

Cates, Christina 90 

Cates, Cindy 175 

Caucci, Nicole 37, 74, 80, 120, 178 

Cavender, Trina 91 

Chabria, Ajay 74, 120 

Chadwick, Dena 91 

Chimelewski, Terri 91, 175, 197 

Choi, Sinae 180 

Clark, Barbara 26, 182 

Clark, DeWayne 180 

Clem, Angela 37. 74, 132, 133 

Coffin, Christine 91 

Collins, Michaels 91 

Collinson, Shannon 91, 132, 133 

Conn, Tom 91, 172, 173, 179 

Connor, Patrick 172 

Conrad, Richard II 91 

Corum, Will 175 

Cowan, Joey 91. 185 

Cravey, Mary 91 

Crawford, Tina 173 

Crouse, Jennifer 91 

Cushing, Jennifer 91 


Davis, Dennis 92 

Davis, Glenn 92 

Davis, Heather 92. 189 

Davis, Shannon 92 

Dawson, Heidi 74 

Deason, Lisa 74 

DeGroff, Troy 37. 89. 92. 186. 187, 197 

Delieto, Carolyn 92 

DeLucia, Pasquala 172 

DiGiovine, Jamie 177 

Diller, Henry 92 

Dillingham, Paul L. 48 

Dinapoli, Lisa 92 

Drake, Robert 189 

Drinkard, Rodney 95 

Driscoll, Lauri 172, 177 

Dubose, Jennifer 37, 75, 172, 174, 183 

Duffy, Carol 26 

Duncan, Brett 95 

Durrani, Fatima 37, 96 

Duval, Smythe 50, 95 

Dyer, Jennifer 116 


Eady, Lisa 172, 173, 176, 179 
Eckard, Beth 37, 75, 178, 185, 189 
EIrod, David 116, 189 
Engstrom, Ulrika 92, 152, 174, 176 
Eubanks, Katherine 27 
Everette, Kami 75 
Evert, Kerry 92. 129 


D'Zio, Robert 116 
Daniels, Mary 92 

Faasse, Jean 92, 132, 133, 136, 137 

Fairchild, Brad 93 

Fairchild, Jennifer 197 

Farley, Jeff 93 

Farr, Natalie 197 

Farrelly, Christine 93 

Feldstein, Johnathan 184 

Ferrey, Jack 27 

Fink, Trista 93 

Fischer, Dave 129 

Fitzgerald, Debbie 185 

Flamm, Jennifer 93, 172 

Flammer, Bill 175 

Flanagan, Patricia 93 

Fleming, Lee Ann 93, 134, 135 

Flurschutz, Terri 93 

Ford, Kym 173 

Fossett, Patrick 93, 189 

Fowler, Michele 93, 189 

Fowler, Rachel 75, 80, 172 

Frambach, Elisabeth 93, 187 

Franco, Lea 124 

Frazer, Robert 75 

200 Index 

Fred and Ethel 1 20 
Furstein, Howard 93, 166 

Griffin, Amanda 94, 177 
Griffis, Merrill 77 
Grods, Krissy 95, 174, 180, 184 
Gundlach, Jon 77, 177 


Gardner, Andy 94 
Gardner, David 94, 177 

Hackler, Suzanne 95 


-NU.Wl 111 nil \KIV 

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iiRH««Aiix.iriwiKn 'j 


Garrett, Samantfia 94, 185 
Garrigan, Katie 75, 76 
Gaston, Lyn 172 
Gerlick, Randy 120 
Gleeson, Jim 172 
Goldberg, Wendy 89. 94, 197 
Goldstein, Cindy 94, 189 
Gomez, Daniela 94, 175, 197 
Gonzales, Misty 94 
Gramling, Jamie 94 
Graves, Lisa 185 
Gray, Patrick 94, 120, 172 
Green, Steven 94, 1 73 
Greer, Randy 185 
Grice, Sfieila 94, 120, 172 

Haleem, Zan 77 
Hall, Tfiad 77, 187 
Hamm, Monica 95 
Haney, Shane 96, 174, 184 
Hans, Christina 96 
Hansen, Karl 96 
Hardy, Vicki 96 
Havifkins, Barry 96 
Havi/kins, Scarlett 172, 189 
Head, Elizabeth 96, 187 
Heath, Katrina 97, 172 
Heckler, Ellen 77 
Hedrick, Goldie 124, 173 
Hedrick, Katie 173 
Henderson, Chris 97, 132 

133. 181. 187 

Hester, Mark 97 
Hetherington, Bruce 27 
Hewett, Kay 24, 27 
Higginbotham, Ginger 97 
Higuchi, Masako 179 
Hill, Clark 97 
Hoard, Steve 97, 120 
Hodgson, Colleen 97 
Hopper, Betsy 185 
Hornbuckle, Shane 50, 97, 185 
Houser, Cynthia 27 
Howard, Brad 97 
Howard, Holly 97, 172 
Howard, Tracy 97 
Humphries, Brennan 197 
Hunter, Phil 97, 174, 184 
Hutchinson, Robin 50 


Jackson, Chrlsti 98 

Jackson, Joy 173 

Jackson, Lisa 180 

Jackson, Synthia 98 

Jacobs, Lois 98, 124, 172, 176 

Jacobs, Thornwell 43 

Janson, Mattias 98. 152. 174. 176 

Jenkins, DeShawn 120 

Johanson, Kristin 98. 152. 179 

Johnson, Brent 98. 172. 179 

Johnson, Dayna 98 

Johnson, Margaret 98 

Jones, Ben 183 

Jones, Christopher 98. 172 

Jordan, Johnny 173 


Kaiser, Ray 27 

Kane, Paul 98 

Kearns, Karen 98 

Keenan, Kevin 98 

Kelley, Daniel 99 

Kerr, Nancy 28 

Kesselman, Howard 99 

Killam, Charles 99 

Kimmet, Mary Kay 187 

King, James 99 

Kirner, Kimberly 99. 179 

Knight, Stephanie 99, 172, 179 

Knippenberg, Joseph 28 

Knott, John B. 47 

Knowles, Natalie 120 

Kondash, Cathy 77 

Kramer, Dr. John 124 

Kratt, John 78, 150 

Kurant, Wendy 78, 178 

Index 201 



Lampi, Nicole 99, 189 

Landrum, Britt 172. 177. 179 

Larson, Tracy 99. 134. 135. 172, 179 

Lastres, Mabel 78, 150. 180. 184 

Lawley, Lisa 176 

Lawson, Sonja 99 

Leach, Cindy 99 

Lee, Billy 99. 174, 187 

Lentini, Sophia 78 

Lenz, Chris 99. 158 

Letsinger, Chris 100 

Leventhal, Doug 100. 185 
Lewis, Jennifer 189 
Lindley, Tomekia 100 
Lindsey, Precious 100 
Little, Shane 50 
Loges, Shannyn 100 
Lorente, Julie 100 
Lucia, Pasquella 181 
Lusk, Carol 101 
Luther, Cheryl 101 
Lutz, Jay 197 
Lutz, Scott 172 
Lynch, Terry 28 


Meaders, Kevin 102 
Meechan, Kevin 172 
Mendel, Claudiz 175 
Mendelsohn, Claudia 102 
Mendez, Sergio 172 
Merman, Christine 102 
Metcalf, Michele 102 
Miller, Donna 103 
Miller, Jeane 103 
Miller, Larry 28 
Millican, Byron 103 
Missry, Valerie 103, 172. 197 
Mitchell, Karen 103 
Mokvis, Nick 183 
Monster, Squid 173 

Nelson, Jennifer 106 
Nelson, Stacy 106. 176 
Neujahr, Philip 29 
Nick, Lloyd 183 
Nishimura, Ken 29 
NIssley, Betty 29 
Nitz, Volkmar 106 


MacKey, Paige 50 
Madan, Heather 101 
Mahan, Kristie 101. 174 
Makris, Nikolas 101 
Mall, Scott 37. 78. 128. 129 
Mandel, Steve 179 
Mann, Kristie 197 
Marasia, Rebecca 101 
Marine, Jennifer 134. 135 
Marks, Patricia 101 
Markvifalter, Ann 101 
Marotta Jr., James 78, 158 
Martin, Christopher 101. 174 
Martin, Virginia 101 
Matsuda, Yuki 101 
Mays, Roger 25 
Mazepa, Darin 101 
McClain, David 102 
McCleskey, Evette 102 
McCleskey, Karen 102 
McCow/an, Kristi 172. 179 
McCrary, Stephanie 102 
McCurdy, Joe 79. 120. 189 
McDonald, India 102 
McDonald, Mack 189 
McGuigan, Thomas 102 
McKelvey, Scott 35. 102, 185 
McPhail, Sean 102. 172. 179. 182 

Montgomery, Jeannette 103 
Montgomery, Jennifer 103. 181 
Moody, Lynn 103. 136. 137 
Moonshovi/er, Lance 103 
Moore, Donald R. 46 
Moore, Vienna 172. 185 
Moore, Gloria 28 
Moore, Jennifer 103, 189 
Moore, Maria 103, 172 
Moore, Vienna 28 
Moran, Suzanne 103 
Moreno, Candy 106 
Moretz, Zac 189 
Morrison, Beth 35. 37, 79 
Mull, Vince 106, 176 
Murphy, Leonard 106 
Murphy, Sue 106 
Murray, Ann 88 
Murray, Kiersten 106. 189 


Nason, Marshall 29. 178, 197 

O'Flinn, Cecelia 106 

Oglethorpe Students For Choice 50 

Ohki, Dr. Hideo 34 

Omicron Delta Kappa 35 

Orme, John 29, 183 

Osteen, Kathy 106 

202 Index 

Owen, Jim 134, 135 
Oxford, Danielle 106 

Pelissero, Brandon 107 
Penson, James 176 
Percival, Adrienne 172, 

173, 179, 181 


Pacpaco, Lori 79 

Paetz, Amanda 35, 37, 106, 174. 182 

Palmer, Sue 29 

Pamplin, Bo 107 

Papp, Antonio 79 

Parks, Elizabeth 172, 174, 176, 197 

Patel, Hina 107 

Perry, Jon 107, 136. 137 

Pertierra, Vicki 132, 133 

Petrels of Fire 148 

Petty, Cfiris 107 

Peyer, Jonathan 79 

Phillips, Stephanie 107. 174, 176, 178, 197 

Picciotto, Madaleine 35, 197 

Piehl, Scott 107, 129 

Pirkle, Carl 30 

Plaia, Paul 120 

Podriznik, Melissa 79. 180 

Podriznik, Rebecca 107 

Poley, Michael 108, 172, 179, 182 

Ponder, Christopher 108 

Porter, Shelly 189 

Prescott, Laura 108 


Queen, Eric 108 
Quinonez, Ana 108 
Ouinonez, Patricia 185 


Patel, Shital 107 
Patillo Jr., Manning M. 46 
Patrick, Leigh 107, 177 
Pavlisko, Archella 107 
Payne, Carol 132, 133 
Pearse, Jacquelyn 107, 177 

Randall, Tina 108. 172 

Rapier, Kevin 109. 172, 174, 176 

Ray Jr., Irwin 30, 35, 177 

Reeder, Kristin 109 

Rees, Ryan 109 

Reid, Maryam 109. 173 

Reitauo, Joseph 109 

Reynolds, Gloria 109. 178. 189 

Rhode, Christy 109 

Richardson, Tim 81. 172. 173 

Ridgell, LaTanya 109. 172. 173. 187 

Roberts, Dawn 109. 136. 137 

Roberts, Nikki 109, 150 

Robichaux, Julian 109, 185, 189 

Robinson, Kysh 109, 173 

Rocker, Renita 35, 37, 81. 189 

Rocker, Samatha 110 

Rodgers, Tracy 1 10 

Rogers, Tracy 136. 137 

Rohling, Christine 110 

Rosen, Michelle 37. 81. 181. 184 

Ross, David 110. 174, 176 

Rubben, Kelly 189 

Rushman, Jason 110 

Russian Bim Bom Goodwill Circus 144. 

Rutherford, Margaret 110. 172. 177 
Ryland, Soren 110 

Salerno, Ava 37, 81 

Samples, Cindy 1 10 

Sands, Amanda 1 10 

Sapp, Christi 110 

Saxena, Sanjeev 110. 173. 189 

Schadler, Daniel 180 

Schell, Walt 110 

Schimmel, David 1 1 1 

Schmidt, Michael 30 

Schmidt, Stephen J. 43 

Schmitt, Eric 81 

Schweitzer, Delores 111. 189 

Scott, Chris 111. 120. 178 

Scott, Vickie 185 

Seaward, Leonard 124 

Seay, Eric 1 1 1 

Seigakuin International School 34 

Sellards, Robb 111 

Sheats, Jason 1 1 1 

Shelton, Joe 112. 178, 180 

Shepherd, Matthew 189 

Shimizu, Hisahiro 112 

Shoemake, Kerensa 37. 81. 134. 135. 136. 

Shreve, Debbie 112 
Shropshire, William 30 
Sidler, Michele 187 
Sincere, Ann 30 
Sing, Sherry 185 
Slaughter, Larisa 112. 179 
Smith, Aleah 112. 172 
Smith, Marcy 82 
Smith, Rob 112. 178. 180 
Smith, T. Randolph 30. 189 
Smith, Wendy 90. 112. 134. 135, 187, 197 
Sondervan, Orby 82 
Southworth, Shannon 112. 172 
Sowell, Bryan 112. 173. 187 
Spence, Valorie 1 12 
Spiess, Geoffrey 112, 129 
St. John, Jeff 82 
Stanley, Dana 113 
Stanley, Stephanie 173 
Stanton, Donald S. 34, 43, 46, 49. 67 

Index 203 

Stanton, Barbara 49 
Stark, Kenneth B. 31. 187 

Stevens. John 31 

Stewart, George 31 


Stott, Anna 113 


Stuart, Mary Jane 113. 134. 135 

Studley, Sheri 113. 176 
Sullivan, Mckiera 113 
Sullivan, Wendy 113 

Summerovi/, Stephen 113. 

136. 137. 148, 

Wade, Darryl 32. 43 

172. 173 

Walden, Tracey 178 

Sutherland, Dr. 64 

Walker, Charlton 114. 181 

Sutlief. Charles 37. 82. 186, 187 

Walker, Naomi 114. 173, 174. 180, 189 

Swindell, Pat 183 

Wallace, Sara 114 

Swyck, Debbie 172 

Warner, John 114, 172 

Watson, Angela 114, 172, 174, 176 — 

Watts, Angela 124 

Watts, Elizabeth 111, 114, 124. 177, 197 

Way, Caitlin 114, 174 


Weiland, Betty 32 

Weinman, Eric 115 

Weiss, Victoria 32, 178 

Wells, Keri 37, 83, 172 

Wells, Nicole 115. 175 

Williams, Ronald 115 

Tabb, James A. 113. 189 

Williams, Sharon 115. 124. 176 

Tardzer, Nguashima 113. 


Williams, Shawn 115 

Taylor, Alan 82. 174. 178. 


Williams, William 115, 172, 181 

Taylor, Kasya 113 

Williamson, Michelle 115. 172 

Taylor, Linda 31. 197 

Williamson, Tracy 115 

Thames, John A. 48 

Wilson, Julie 115 

Thomas, Cheryl 113 

Wilson, Sherry 37, 83, 172 

Thomas, Janelle 113. 179 

Winsness, Christa 115 

Thompson, Matthew 114. 

178. 179 

Wolf, Monte 32 

Thornton, Lisa 114, 148 

Wolfson, Howard 115 

Toler, Lori 176 

Womack, Jennifer 115 

Tomberlin 172 

Wong, Lucia 179 

Tomberlin, Joey 172 

Wong, Samson 1 16 

Trotsky, Dana 82 

Wong, Simon 172. 179 

Tsiropoulos, Arthur 114. 176 

Wood, Tonia 116 

Tubesing, Christen 114. 174, 177 

Woodham, Edward 124 

Tucker, Amy 114. 176 

Wu, Jimzhong 1 16 

Tucker, Dean 31, 172 

Wuichet, Davidson 116. 175 

Turner, Julie 83, 187 

Wuichet, John 37, 83. 187, 189, 197 

Turner-Cross, Belle 124 
Tuttle, Nancy 176 
Tyre, Rich 197 





Yamashita, Izumi 116, 179 

Unger, Bob 136. 137. 148 



Zarecor, Eddie 95 

Ziegler, Steven 32 

Valine, Louise 31 

204 Index 

Index 205 

Saying Goodbye 

The Tradition Carries On . . . 

Well, another year at O.U. has come 
blissfully to a close, the campus remain- 
ing stuck firmly in its time-honored tradi- 
tions. The yearbook staff is still scram- 
bling to get things together at the last 
minute, with an anxious campus eagerly 
waiting for its arrival in the fall. Students 
still complain about Betty Nisley's auto- 
cratic control of the mail room and the 
means and methods used for delivering 
and forwarding mail and magazines. 
Nurse Bradley is still sticking students in 
the butt with cortisone shots. Dr. 
Eridkson still prescribing Eryc to one and 
all. Students still, until the senior gift 
takes effect and other, larger renovations 
occur, travel to Emory and Georgia State 
to complete research for papers. Students 
still beg professors for extensions on pa- 
pers, still plead for more time to study be- 
fore exams. Some students still face diffi- 
culties retrieving their damage deposits 
from the Housing Office, while others are 
allowed to blatantly stomp upon the 
rights of their fellow students and Uni- 
versity guests while the administration 
sits passively by. 

Pro Choice surprisingly found a 
voice this year, while other issues fell be- 
fore the momentum of traditional cam- 
pus apathy. Discussion without action, 
that's the name of the game, "Everybody 
makes mistakes" the universal justifica- 
tion to every outrage perpetrated by the 
juvenile-minded members of this cam- 

But a school is a place to learn, a 
place to begin the difficult task of taking 
responsibility for your actions, for look- 
ing outside the egocentric concerns and 
prejudices of the self and coming to rec- 
ognize and respect the need for regula- 
tions and order in a world of five-billion 
and rapidly rising. It is a place to find 
voice, to take charge, to cement your 
views firmly, but with enough flexibility 
to adapt to even the mightiest tremor that 
might shake them, a place to abandon the 

traditions of the past that no longer work 
or find acceptance outside this mythical 
little school called Oglethorpe, tucked 
safely in suburban Atlanta, behind its 
turrets and the hundred-thousand dollar 
incomes + of mommy and daddy and 
move into the realm of adult responsibil- 

The theme of this yearbook is tradi- 
tion — the old, the trustworthy, the estab- 
lished — all that you have come to rely on. 
Unfortunately, traditions too often stale, 
falling into decay. In Britain today, you 
can see the stortes that make up the ruins 
of hundreds of castles, stones not so dis- 
similar from those that formulate the 
walls of our own beloved university. It 
was a traditional form of defense, castle- 
building, yet even it 
fell with the advent 
of the cannon, even 
the plantations of the 
south burned after 
years of comfortable 
aristocratic develop- 
ment. Perhaps it is 
time to take a look at 
the traditions of our 
Alma Mater and 
evaluate whether or 
not these are the val- 
ues we want our 
school to stand for — 
out of date, decrepit, 
unchanging save for 
decay yet secure in 
that decay. True, our 
school is rapidly 
gaining recognition 
for our academic 
prowess, the 
strength of its pro- 
grams, etc.; yet how 
can it truly become a 
top school if it con- 
tinues to practice 
outmoded tradi- 

Well, Oglethorpe, we bid you adieu. 
Somethings, the friends, the professors, 
the parties, about you we truly will miss 
and look forward to in the fall, with our 
return. But hopefully, during the course 
of the next year, traditions will give place 
to reason, and your halls will grace the 
nation with actual intellectual wonders 
outside of surveyed statistics. 

206 Oglethorpe University 

Saying Goodbye 207 

There lies the port; the vessel puffs her sail; 

There gloom in the dark, broad seas. My mariners, 

Souls that have toiled, and wrought, and thought with me 

That ever with a frolic welcome took 

the thunder and the sunshine, and opposed 

Free hearts, free foreheads — you and I are old; ^ 

Old age hath yet his honor and his toil. 

Death closes all; but something ere the end. 

Some work of noble note, may yet be done. 

Not unbecoming men that strove with gods. 

The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks; 

The long day wanes; the slow moon climbs; the deep 

Moans round with many voices. Come, my friends. 

'Tis not too late to seek a newer world. 

Push off, and sitting well in order smite 

The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds 

To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths 

Of all the western stars, until I die. 

It may be that the gulfs will wash us down; 

It may be that we shall touch the Happy Isles, 

and see the great Achilles, whom we knew. 

Though much is taken, much abides; and though 

We are not now that strength which in old days 

Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are — 

One equal temper of heroic hearts, 

made weak by time and fate, but strong in will 

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. 

— Lord Alfred Tennyson, 
Ulysses, 1842 

Better to rule in Hell than serve in Heaven. 

— John Milton, 
Paradise Lost, Book I 












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